ESOMEPRAZOLE (Generic Nexium) is a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) used to treat heartburn, or gastroesophageal reflux. It may be used in combination with two antibiotics to treat helicobacter pylori (h. Pylori) infection and duodenal ulcers. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Pantoprazole (Generic Protonix) is used for Short-term treatment (7 to 10 days) of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) who have a history of irritation of the esophagus. It may be used for conditions that cause your body to make too much stomach acid (eg, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.