Proton Pump Inhibitors is a group of drugs that affects and decreases the amount of acid in the Stomach.
They are newer then the H2-Receptor Antagonists
Are used quite often throughout the world and are some of the medication that are most purchased.
. Omeprazole [Prilosec]
. Lansoprazole [Prevacid]
. Esomeprazole [Nexium]
. Pantoprazole [Protonix]
. Rabeprazole [Aciphex]
. Dexlansoprazole [Kapidex]
Method of Action
- Block a H+/K+ ATPase pump system also called the gastric proton pump
- Occurs in the stomach at the perietal cell
- Abdominal pain
- Erythema multiforme
- Stevens Johnson Syndrome