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Heartburn OTC and Prescription Medications
Common OTC antacids such as Rolaids, Tums or Maalox are effective for some individuals; others may need H2 receptor antagonists such as:
Other people may do well with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) such as:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/3/2014
Bhupinder Anand, MD
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