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Acid Reflux Disease (GERD) (cont.)

Acid Reflux (GERD) Medical Treatment

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If self-care and treatment with nonprescription medication does not work, your health-care professional likely will prescribe one of a class of stronger antacids. This therapy may be needed only for a short time or over a longer period while you make gradual changes in your lifestyle.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/28/2014
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Gastroesophageal reflux is a normal physiological phenomenon experienced intermittently by most people, particularly after a meal.

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