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Synonyms: (S)-omeprazole | Nexium®
esomeprazole is an approved drug (FDA (2001), EMA (2013))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: This drug (the S enantiomer) is a component of the approved drug omeprazole, a racemic mixture of the R and S enantiomers. This drug is a potassium-transporting ATPase inhibitor, commonly referred to as a proton pump inhibitor.
View more information in the IUPHAR Pharmacology Education Project: esomeprazole