Category : Gastric acid regulation

Brand Bentyl

Bentyl is used for treating symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Dicyclomine

Bentyl Indication & Mechanism Of Action

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Brand Zantac

Zantac is used for treating certain conditions that cause your body to make too much stomach acid (e.g., Zollinger-Ellison syndrome). It is also used to treat ulcers of the small intestine that have not responded to other treatment. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Ranitidine

Zantac Indication & Mechanism Of Action

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Brand Reglan

Reglan is used for short term treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in certain patients who do not respond to other therapy.

It is used to treat symptoms of a certain digestive problem in diabetic patients (diabetic gastroparesis). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Metoclopramide

Reglan Indication & Mechanism Of Action

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Brand Protonix

Protonix is used to treat erosive esophagitis (damage to the esophagus from stomach acid), and other conditions involving excess stomach acid such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Active Ingredients: Pantoprazole

Protonix Indication & Mechanism Of Action

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Brand Prevacid

Prevacid decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Prevacid is used to treat and prevent stomach and intestinal ulcers, erosive esophagitis (damage to the esophagus from stomach acid), and other conditions involving excessive stomach acid such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Prevacid may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

Active Ingredients: Lansoprazole

Prevacid Indication & Mechanism Of Action

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Brand Cytotec

This medication is used to prevent stomach ulcers while you take NSAIDs (e.g., aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen), especially if you are at risk for developing ulcers or have a history of ulcers. Cytotec helps to decrease your risk of serious ulcer complications such as bleeding. This medication protects your stomach lining by lowering the amount of acid that comes in contact with it. This medication is also used in combination with another drug (mifepristone) to end a pregnancy (abortion).

Active Ingredients: Misoprostol

Cytotec Indication & Mechanism Of Action

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Brand Tagamet

This medication blocks secretion of acid from the stomach. It is used to treat and prevent ulcers, to treat gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD), and to treat conditions associated with excessive acid secretion.

Active Ingredients: Cimetidine

Tagamet Indication & Mechanism Of Action

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Brand Nexium

Nexium is used for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients with a history of irritation and swelling of the esophagus when medicine cannot be taken by mouth. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Esomeprazole

Nexium Indication & Mechanism Of Action

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Brand Pepcid

Pepcid blocks the action of histamine on stomach cells, and reduces stomach acid production. Pepcid is useful in promoting the healing of stomach and duodenal ulcers and in reducing ulcer pain. Pepcid has been effective in preventing recurrence of ulcers when given in low doses for prolonged periods of time. Pepcid also is used for treating heartburn and in healing ulceration and inflammation of the esophagus (esophagitis) resulting from acid (gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD). High doses are used for treating conditions in which there are marked increases in acid secretion such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Active Ingredients: Famotidine

Pepcid Indication & Mechanism Of Action

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Brand Aciphex

Aciphex decreases the amount of acid produced in your stomach.

Active Ingredients: Rabeprazole

Aciphex Indication & Mechanism Of Action

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Brand Zyloprim

Zyloprim reduces the production of uric acid in your body. Zyloprim is used to treat gout, increased levels of uric acid caused by cancer treatment, and kidney stones that are caused by high levels of uric acid.

Active Ingredients: Allopurinol

Zyloprim Indication & Mechanism Of Action

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Brand Prilosec

Omeprazole is used for treating acid-induced inflammation and ulcers of the stomach and duodenum, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. It also is used in combination with antibiotics for eradicating H. pylori infection of the stomach.

Active Ingredients: Omeprazole

Prilosec Indication & Mechanism Of Action

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Brand Carafate

Carafate is used for treating and preventing ulcers. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Sucralfate

Carafate Indication & Mechanism Of Action

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