40 mg Pantoprazole Tablets IP is prescribed to treat erosive esophagitis in children and adults. These drugs belong to proton pump inhibitor group of medicines that are effective in producing acid in stomach. These medications are also useful to treat zollinger Ellison syndrome. Special formulation of these medicines act by blocking functioning of hydrogen potassium pumps located in stomach liming. These pumps release acid secretion in stomach for maximum 1 day. These tablets can be taken with or without food.