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Medications for Peptic Ulcer

What is Peptic Ulcer: Ulcers are erosions (wearing away or corrosion) in the lining of the stomach or duodenum. (The duodenum is the first part of the small intestines, which connects to the stomach.) An ulcer in the stomach is called a gastric ulcer. An ulcer in the duodenum… Read more

Medications to treat Peptic Ulcer

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
pantoprazole B N 3 reviews
9.0

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

 
Protonix B N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: pantoprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
famotidine B N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: famotidine systemic

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

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Pepcid B N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Librax D 4 X 1 review
6.0

Generic name: chlordiazepoxide / clidinium systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Alternagel N N Add review Rate

Generic name: aluminum hydroxide systemic

Drug class: antacids, phosphate binders

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Robinul B N X Add review
8.0

Generic name: glycopyrrolate systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
chlordiazepoxide / clidinium D 4 X 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: chlordiazepoxide / clidinium systemic

Brand name:  Librax

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
glycopyrrolate B N X Add review
8.0

Generic name: glycopyrrolate systemic

Brand names:  Robinul, Robinul Forte

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
aluminum hydroxide N N Add review Rate

Generic name: aluminum hydroxide systemic

Brand name:  Alternagel

Drug class: antacids, phosphate binders

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Pepcid AC B N Add review Rate

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Heartburn Relief B N Add review Rate

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Pepcid AC Maximum Strength Tablets B N Add review Rate

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Protonix IV B N Add review Rate

Generic name: pantoprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
mepenzolate B N X Add review
10

Generic name: mepenzolate systemic

Brand name:  Cantil

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Belladonna Tincture C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: belladonna systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Cantil B N X Add review Rate

Generic name: mepenzolate systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
methscopolamine C N X 1 review Rate

Generic name: methscopolamine systemic

Brand names:  Pamine, Pamine Forte

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Pamine C N X 1 review Rate

Generic name: methscopolamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Pepcid AC Maximum Strength B N Add review Rate

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Pepcid Oral Suspension B N Add review Rate

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
propantheline C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: propantheline systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Robinul Forte B N X Add review Rate

Generic name: glycopyrrolate systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Acid Controller Original Strength B N Add review Rate

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Pepcid AC Chewable Tablets B N Add review Rate

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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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 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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