List of drugs used to treat the medical condition called Abdominal Pain. Click on the drug to find more information including the brand names,dose,side-effects, adverse events, when to take the drug and the price of the drug.
Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of Abdominal Pain
Aluminum Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide contains antacids, prescribed for preventing ulcers, heartburn relief, acid indigestion and stomach upsets. Aluminum Hydroxide and Magnesium Hydroxide neutralizes acid in the stomach.
Aztreonam is monobactam antibiotic, prescribed for serious infections caused by susceptible gram negative bacteria like urinary tract infection, lower respiratory tract infection. It works by killing sensitive bacteria that cause infection.
Doxycycline is broad-spectrum antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections, Lyme’s disease, infections of skin, genital, and urinary systems and anthrax.
Lansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor, prescribed for gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), erosive esophagitis (inflammation of esophagus), and Zollinger-Ellison (gastric acid hyper secretion) syndrome. It blocks the enzyme in the stomach that produces acid.
Lofexidine is a centrally acting α-2 adrenergic receptor agonist, prescribed for reducing the severity of opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults, with the focus to facilitate the abrupt discontinuation of opioids or following the completion of opioid therapy.
Lofexidine is the first non-opioid drug approved for the symptomatic management of opioid withdrawal.
Lofexidine is also used for treating women suffering from postmenopausal hot flashes.
Pantoprazole is a proton-pump inhibitor, prescribed for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, and erosive esophagitis. It decreases the amount of acid made in the stomach.
Peppermint oil reduces spasms of the digestive tract. It is prescribed for various stomach and intestinal disorders. It is used to relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) including abdominal cramps, pain and bloating
(feeling of a full and tight abdomen).
It is also used as carminative to facilitate the expulsion of gas from the digestive tract. Peppermint oil has also been used topically to treat the common cold, tension headache, muscle aches, nerve pain and itching because of its cooling effect.
Peppermint oil is used traditionally in herbal tea, mouth freshener, to reduce stress and improve concentration or alertness.
Pinaverium is a spasmolytic agent used for functional gastrointestinal disorders.
It is prescribed for
• Treatment and relief of symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); symptoms that pinaerium treats are abdominal pain, bowel disturbances (constipation and/or diarrhea) and intestinal discomfort (bloating).
• Treatment of symptoms related to functional disorders of the biliary tract
It may be considered an effective first-line treatment for IBS. It relaxes the smooth muscles of the gastrointestinal and the biliary tracts, and mainly of the colon. It relieves gastrointestinal spasms and pain.
Pitofenone is an antispasmodic (spasmolytic) drug that is used to relieve pain and spasms of smooth muscles. It works by suppressing the muscle spasms and then relaxing the muscles of the stomach, intestine or urinary bladder. Pitofenone is also used for the treatment of back pain, sprains, and strains.
Pitofenone is used in combination along with fenpiverinium bromide, and metamizole sodium. The drug is currently sold in Eastern Europe and India under various trade names.
The combined preparation possesses strong analgesic, spasmolytic, cholinolytic and anti-inflammatory effects on the smooth muscles predominantly of the gastrointestinal and urogenital tract. Indications are strong pain in gastric or intestinal colic, kidney and gallstones, and for painful menstruation.
Pitofenone hydrochloride present in the combination exerts papaverin-like spasmolytic effect on the vascular and extra-vascular smooth muscles of the stomach, intestines, urinary tract, biliary tract, and uterus.
As of 2005, any combined preparation containing a spasmolytic drug like pitofenone and metamizole must include a boxed warning that the use of the drug is not recommended in children and adolescents under the age of 18 years. Also, it can be used only for short-term treatment of severe pains caused by smooth muscles’ spasm where other therapy shows ineffectiveness.
Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor, prescribed for duodenal ulcer, gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD), and Zollinger-Ellison (gastric acid hyper secretion) syndrome. It works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach.
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