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Medications for Duodenal Ulcer Prophylaxis

What is Duodenal Ulcer Prophylaxis: Prevention of a duodenal ulcer (An erosion in the lining of the duodenum).

Compare drugs associated with Duodenal Ulcer Prophylaxis

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Nexium Rx C N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: esomeprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
ranitidine Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: ranitidine systemic

Brand names:  Zantac, Zantac 150, Zantac 300, Deprizine, Zantac 75, Berkley and Jensen Acid Reducer Maximum Strength, Careone Acid Reducer, Equaline Heartburn Relief, Sunmark Acid Reducer Maximum Strength, Taladine, Zantac 25 mg EFFERdose, Zantac 150 EFFERdose, Zantac EFFERdose

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
sucralfate Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: sucralfate systemic

Brand name:  Carafate

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Carafate Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: sucralfate systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
esomeprazole Rx/OTC C N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: esomeprazole systemic

Brand names:  Nexium, Nexium IV

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
famotidine Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Brand names:  Pepcid, Heartburn Relief, Pepcid AC, Pepcid AC Maximum Strength Tablets, Acid Controller Original Strength, Pepcid Oral Suspension, Pepcid AC Chewable Tablets, Pepcid AC Maximum Strength

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Zantac Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: ranitidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Prevacid Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lansoprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Pepcid Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Zantac 150 Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: ranitidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
lansoprazole Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lansoprazole systemic

Brand names:  Prevacid, Prevacid OTC, Prevacid SoluTab, Prevacid IV

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Zantac 300 Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: ranitidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Heartburn Relief OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Aciphex Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: rabeprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Prevacid OTC Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lansoprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Deprizine Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: ranitidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Zantac 75 Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: ranitidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Nexium IV Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: esomeprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Pepcid AC OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
rabeprazole Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: rabeprazole systemic

Brand name:  Aciphex

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Tagamet Rx/OTC B N X Add review Add

Generic name: cimetidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
Pepcid AC Maximum Strength Tablets OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Prevacid SoluTab Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: lansoprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Acid Controller Original Strength OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Berkley and Jensen Acid Reducer Maximum Strength Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: ranitidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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