Acid Reflux Disease (GERD) (cont.)
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Acid Reflux (GERD) Medical Treatment
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
P John Simic, MD
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