Gastrointestinal Medications by Doctor

Gastrointestinal Medications
Antacids
Aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide (Mylanta, Maalox)
Calcium carbonate (Tums, Rolaids, Chooz)
Bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol)
Sodium bicarbonate (Alka-Seltzer)

Proton Pump Inhibitors
Omeprazole (Prilosec)
Lansoprazole (Prevacid)
Rabeprazole (Aciphex)
Esomeprazole (Nexium)
Pantoprozole (Protonix)

Histamine2 Blockers
Cimetidine (Tagamet)
Ranitidine hydrochloride (Zantac)
Famotidine (Pepcid)
Nizatidine (Axid)

Promotility Agents
Metoclopramide (Reglan)

Many people with lupus suffer from gastrointestinal problems, especially heartburn caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Peptic ulcers can also occur, often due to certain medications used in lupus treatment, including NSAIDs and steroids. Occasional …

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