Zollinger-Ellison syndrome


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Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

[′zäl·ən·jər ′el·ə·sən ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
Gastric hypersecretion and hyperacidity, fulminating intractable atypical peptic ulceration, and hyperplasia of the islet cells of the pancreas.
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Taken by mouth, these have proven effective in controlling most cases of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
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Recently, however, researchers have identified very powerful blockers of stomach acid release that have proven effective in controlling most cases of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
PPIs are used to treat a wide range of disorders, including gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, infection by the ulcer-causing Helicobacter pylori, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, and Barrett's esophagus.
The oral form of the drug was first launched in Japan in 1986 and is mainly used for gastric and duodenal ulcers, zollinger-ellison syndrome, reflux esophagitis and gastritis.
Omeprazole is widely utilized to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and is highly effective in other conditions caused by excess acidic formulations in the stomach, including gastric ulcers, recurrent duodenal ulcers and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.
Omeprazole 40 mg is indicated for the treatment of acid-related disease, including gastric ulcer and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for the prescription proton pump inhibitor NEXIUM(R) (esomeprazole magnesium) for the treatment of Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome (ZES).