Esomeprazole Magnesium belongs to a family of drugs called proton pump inhibitors, a drug which causes lower acid production in the stomach. This drug is prescribed for the patients of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other similar conditions like Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. This medication is also prescribed for the treatment of erosive esophagitis.
Ranitidine is a histamine-2 blocker drug and belongs to a family of drugs called histamine-2 blockers. This acid reducer drug functions by lowering the natural production of acid in the stomach. Ranitidine is available as various brands across the globe, some of which are Zantac and Aciloc (made by Candila).
Rabeprazole is a drug which leads to lower acid production in the stomach. It belongs to a family of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. This medication will however not give immediate relief from heartburn. Rabeprazole is sold under various trade names, some of which are Achiphex and Razo (made by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories)