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Is Nexium? beneficial for patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome?

Los Angeles-A novel study has revealed that the proton pump inhibitor (PPI) NEXIUM? (esomeprazole magnesium) is capable of maintaining normal gastric acid levels// in those patients suffering Zollinger-Ellison syndrome or idiopathic gastric acid hypersecretion (IGH).

Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (ZES), a rare but serious chronic condition, is characterized by the development of a tumor or tumors that secrete excessive levels of gastrin, a hormone that stimulates acid production by the stomach. ZES is rare, affecting fewer than three out of every million Americans (less than 1,000 people)1, but it is chronic, difficult to treat, and may be life-threatening. Most people with ZES are prone to recurrent gastric and duodenal ulcers; other symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea and increased fat in the stools.

Twenty-one patients received one of several doses of NEXIUM, depending on the degree of their acid output and symptoms at various times throughout the trial. The results showed that at 12 months, NEXIUM 40 mg twice daily controlled basal acid output (AO) in 14 study participant (67 percent), NEXIUM 80 mg twice daily was required to control AO in 4 study participants (19 percent), and NEXIUM 80 mg given three times daily maintained AO in 1 study participant. (Adequate acid output control was defined as <5 mmol/h for patients who had prior gastric-acid-reducing surgery, and as <10 mmol/h for patients who hadn't had the surgery.) Further, 18 of 20 patients whose acid was controlled by day 10 maintained control for the duration of the study. No patients showed evidence of erosive esophagitis or gastric or duodenal (located in the upper region of the small intestine) ulcers at 12 months.

"Zollinger-Ellison syndrome places individuals under constant attack from higher than normal amounts of acid that their stomachs produce. Therefore, people with the condition require treatment that can continuously interfere with this faulty mechanism
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