esomeprazole

A drug that blocks acid from being made in the stomach. It is used to treat acid reflux disease and to prevent certain types of gastrointestinal ulcers. Esomeprazole is being studied in the prevention of esophageal cancer and in the treatment of other conditions, including side effects of chemotherapy. It is a type of anti-ulcer agent. Also called esomeprazole magnesium and Nexium.

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  • Esomeprazole — Systematic (IUPAC) name (S) 5 methoxy 2 [(4 methoxy 3,5 dimethylpyridin 2 yl) methylsulfinyl] 3H benzoimidazole Clinical data …   Wikipedia

  • Ésoméprazole — Général Nom IUPAC (S) 6 méthoxy 2 [(4 méthoxy 3,5 diméthylpyridin 2 yl)méthylsulfinyl] 1H benzimidazole …   Wikipédia en Français

  • esomeprazole — noun A proton pump inhibitor used in the treatment of dyspepsia and similar disorders …   Wiktionary

  • esomeprazole — es·omep·ra·zole .es ō mep rə .zōl, mē prə , .zȯl n an isomer of omeprazole that is administered in the form of its magnesium salt (C17H18N3O3S)2Mg esp. in the treatment of erosive esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and duodenal ulcer… …   Medical dictionary

  • esomeprazole magnesium — A drug that blocks acid from being made in the stomach. It is used to treat acid reflux disease and to prevent certain types of gastrointestinal ulcers. Esomeprazole magnesium is being studied in the prevention of esophageal cancer and in the… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • esomeprazole magnesium — es·o·mep·ra·zole mag·ne·si·um (es″o mepґrə zōl) a proton pump inhibitor used as a gastric acid secretion inhibitor in the treatment of symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease and in conjunction with antibiotics in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Discovery and development of proton pump inhibitors — Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) block the gastric Hydrogen potassium ATPase (H+,K+ ATPase) and inhibit gastric acid secretion. These drugs have emerged as the treatment of choice for acid related diseases, including gastroesophageal reflux disease… …   Wikipedia

  • Tenatoprazole — drugbox IUPAC name = 3 Methoxy 8 [(4 methoxy 3,5 dimethyl pyridin 2 yl)methylsulfinyl] 2,7,9 triazabicyclo [4.3.0] nona 2,4,8,10 tetraene width=254 CAS number = 113712 98 4 ATC prefix = ATC suffix = PubChem = 636411 DrugBank = C = 16 | H = 18 | N …   Wikipedia

  • Omeprazole — Systematic (IUPAC) name (RS) 6 methoxy 2 ((4 metho …   Wikipedia

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