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BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS
Barrett's esophagus is defined as the endoscopic finding in the distal esophagus of proximal-appearing columnar-lined esophagus of at least 1-cm length that is confirmed by histology.
It is considered a premalignant metaplastic condition that usually involves the distal esophagus.
It is postulated that exposure of the esophageal epithelium to acid damages the lining resulting in chronic esophagitis and its healing involves metaplastic process.

Barrett's Esophagus Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Peptic ulcer disease associated w/ H pylori.

Indication: Healing of gastric ulcers associated w/ NSAID therapy. Prevention of gastric & duodenal ulcers associated ...

Indication: Healing & maintenance of erosive or ulcerative GERD. Healing of duodenal ulcers. Pathological hypersecreto...

Indication: Active duodenal, benign gastric, stomal & recurrent ulceration, persistent dyspeptic symptoms w/ or w/o ul...

Indication: Reflux disease & associated symptoms. Prevention of gastroduodenal ulcers induced by NSAIDs in patients at...

Indication: 20 mg: Mild GERD & associated symptoms eg, heartburn, acid regurgitation, pain on swallowing. Long-term ma...

Indication: Healing of erosive esophagitis (EE). Maintenance of healed EE & relief of heartburn. Heartburn associated ...

Dosage: Duodenal & benign gastric ulcers 20 mg once daily for 4-8 wk. Dose may be increased to 40 mg once daily in

Indication: Benign gastric & duodenal ulcer, GERD, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, H pylori eradication.

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