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Rabeprazole

Also known as: Rabeprazole sodium

Brand names: ACIPHEX

Description

Rabeprazole belongs to the class of anti-secretory compounds, the substituted benzimidazoles, that do not exhibit anticholinergic or H2 histamine antagonist properties, but suppress gastric acid secretion by the specific inhibition of the H+/K+ -ATPase enzyme (the acid or proton pump).

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Rabeprazole
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A02 Drugs for acid related disorders → A02B DRUGS FOR PEPTIC ULCER AND GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GORD) → A02BC Proton pump inhibitors

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