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Medications for Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

About Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome:  Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is caused by gastrin-secreting tumors of the pancreas that causes severe ulceration (areas of irritation) of the upper gastrointestinal tract (stomach and small bowel).

Drugs Used to Treat Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

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
omeprazole C N 1 review
10

Generic name: omeprazole systemic

Brand name:  Prilosec

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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Protonix B N Add review
6.0

Generic name: pantoprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

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For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

pantoprazole B N Add review
6.0

Generic name: pantoprazole systemic

Brand names:  Protonix, Protonix IV

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

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Nexium C N Add review Rate

Generic name: esomeprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

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famotidine B N Add review Rate

Generic name: famotidine systemic

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

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Zantac B N Add review
10

Generic name: ranitidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Prilosec C N 1 review
10

Generic name: omeprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Prevacid B N Add review Rate

Generic name: lansoprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

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lansoprazole B N Add review Rate

Generic name: lansoprazole systemic

Brand names:  Prevacid, Prevacid OTC, Prevacid SoluTab

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

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ranitidine B N Add review
10

Generic name: ranitidine systemic

Brand names:  Zantac, Zantac 150, Deprizine, Berkley and Jensen Acid Reducer Maximum Strength, Careone Acid Reducer, Equaline Heartburn Relief, Sunmark Acid Reducer Maximum Strength …show all

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

rabeprazole B N Add review Rate

Generic name: rabeprazole systemic

Brand name:  Aciphex

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

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Aciphex B N Add review Rate

Generic name: rabeprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

cimetidine B N X Add review Rate

Generic name: cimetidine systemic

Brand names:  Tagamet HB, Tagamet, Equaline Acid Reducer

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

esomeprazole C N Add review Rate

Generic name: esomeprazole systemic

Brand names:  Nexium, Nexium IV

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

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Zantac 150 B N Add review Rate

Generic name: ranitidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

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For professionals: Prescribing Information

Pepcid AC B N Add review Rate

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

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Prevacid OTC B N Add review Rate

Generic name: lansoprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

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Protonix IV B N Add review Rate

Generic name: pantoprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

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Heartburn Relief B N Add review Rate

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Pepcid B N Add review Rate

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Tagamet HB B N X Add review Rate

Generic name: cimetidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Nexium IV C N Add review Rate

Generic name: esomeprazole systemic

Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Tagamet B N X Add review Rate

Generic name: cimetidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

Deprizine B N Add review Rate

Generic name: ranitidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Acid Controller Maximum Strength B N Add review Rate

Generic name: famotidine systemic

Drug class: H2 antagonists

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

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Mayo Clinic Reference

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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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