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Medications for Erosive Esophagitis

Drugs associated with Erosive Esophagitis

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

What is Erosive Esophagitis: Erosive esophagitis refers to any erosion, ulceration, irritation or inflammation of the walls of the esophagus, the tube that leads from the back of the mouth to the stomach. Erosive esophagitis is often caused by fluid that contains acid flowing back from the stomach to the esophagus. Certain medicines, infections and vomiting can also cause erosive esophagitis.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Nexium Rx C N 7 reviews
8.0

Generic name: esomeprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
omeprazole Rx/OTC C N 6 reviews
8.0

Generic name: omeprazole systemic

Brand name:  Prilosec

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Protonix Rx B N 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: pantoprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Dexilant Rx B N 10 reviews
9.0

Generic name: dexlansoprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
pantoprazole Rx B N 8 reviews
8.0

Generic name: pantoprazole systemic

Brand names:  Protonix, Protonix IV

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Prilosec Rx C N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: omeprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Prevacid Rx/OTC B N 4 reviews
9.0

Generic name: lansoprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Aciphex Rx B N 6 reviews
8.0

Generic name: rabeprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
ranitidine Rx/OTC B N 2 reviews
7.0

Generic name: ranitidine systemic

Brand names:  Zantac, Zantac 150, Zantac 300, Zantac 75, Berkley and Jensen Acid Reducer Maximum Strength, Careone Acid Reducer, Deprizine, 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

 
Zantac Rx/OTC B N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: ranitidine 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

 
Zegerid Rx C N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: omeprazole / sodium bicarbonate systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
lansoprazole Rx/OTC B N 5 reviews
9.0

Generic name: lansoprazole systemic

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

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
famotidine Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: famotidine systemic

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

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
omeprazole / sodium bicarbonate Rx/OTC C N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: omeprazole / sodium bicarbonate systemic

Brand name:  Zegerid

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
esomeprazole Rx/OTC C N 7 reviews
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

 
rabeprazole Rx B N 8 reviews
7.0

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

 
dexlansoprazole Rx B N 14 reviews
9.0

Generic name: dexlansoprazole systemic

Brand names:  Dexilant, Kapidex

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Maalox Regular Strength OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium carbonate systemic

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Protonix IV Rx B N Add review
9.0

Generic name: pantoprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Zantac 300 Rx/OTC B N Add review Add

Generic name: ranitidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

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

 
Kapidex Rx B N 4 reviews
8.0

Generic name: dexlansoprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: 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

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
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 of the drug 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 of the drug 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 of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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