Are There Differences Between Proton Pump Inhibitors?
Are There Differences Between Proton Pump Inhibitors?Answer: Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) are similar in how they work, and there is no evidence that one is more effective than another. They differ, however, in how they are broken down by the liver and how they interact with other medications. Also, the effects of some PPIs may last longer than others and be taken less frequently. PPIs include: • Aciphex (raberprazole) treats peptic and esophageal ulcers, GERD and erosive esophagitis. Aciphex is metabolized in the liver and is generally taken once a day. The effects can last up to