Acid Reflux Disease (GERD) (cont.)
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What prescription medications treat acid reflux (GERD)?
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These drugs use different mechanisms to reduce reflux.
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)
Sucralfate (Carafate) coats mucous membranes and sores to provide an additional protective barrier against stomach acid.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/12/2015
P John Simic, MD
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