2016 Treatments for Acid-Peptic Diseases

Drugs you need to know

Eradication of
H. pylori
Reduction of
intragastric acidity
Promotion of
Mucosal Defence
  • AMOXICILLIN
    Amoxil, Augmentin, Trimox, Wymox
  • BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE
    Peptobismol
  • CLARITHROMYCIN
    Biaxin
  • RIFABUTIN
    Mycobutin
  • TETRACYCLINE
    Achromycin, Actisite, Sumycin
  • METRONIDAZOLE / TINIDAZOLE
    Flagyl, Prostat /
    Tindamax
Antacids
  • ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE
    e.g., Gaviscon, Gelusil, Maalox, Mygel, Mylanta
  • CALCIUM CARBONATE
    Camalox, Titralac, Tums
  • MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE
    e.g., Gelusil, Milk of Magnesia, Maalox, Mygel, Mylanta
  • SODIUM BICARBONATE
    Alka Seltzer
Antimuscarinics
  • ATROPINE Atropine, Atropinol, Aroptol
  • PIRENZIPINE

H2 Blockers

  • CIMETIDINE Tagamet
  • FAMOTIDINE Pepcid
  • NIZATIDINE Axid
  • RANITIDINE Zantac
  • ROXATIDINE Altat

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)

  • LANSOPRAZOLE Prevacid
  • OMEPRAZOLE Prilosec
    ESOMEPRAZOLE Nexium
  • PANTOPRAZOLE Protonix
  • RABEPRAZOLE Aciphex
  • BISMUTH subsalicylate
    PeptoBismol
  • MISOPROSTOL Cytotec
  • SIMETHICONE Phazyme
  • SUCRALFATE Carafate
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