Which medications in the drug class Proton pump inhibitors are used in the treatment of Mixed Connective-Tissue Disease (MCTD)?

Updated: Nov 25, 2020
  • Author: Eric L Greidinger, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Proton pump inhibitors

Esophageal reflux symptoms can be controlled effectively with these agents.

Omeprazole (Prilosec)

Inhibits gastric acid secretion by inhibition of the H+/K+ -ATPase enzyme system in gastric parietal cells. May be effective to treat reflux symptoms in MCTD.


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