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Understanding Heartburn/GERD Medications (cont.)

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understanding heartburn/GERD medications, gastroesophageal reflux disease, acid reflux disease, Barrett's esophagus, Barrett esophagus, BE, esophageal stricture, erosive esophagitis, ulcer formation, ulcers, esophageal cancer, adenocarcinoma, stomach acid, digestion, esophagus, esophageal, lower esophageal sphincter, LES, hiatal hernia, pregnancy, diabetes, premature infants, prematurity, preemies, antacids, histamine-2 blockers, H2 blockers, proton pump inhibitors, coating drugs, promotility drugs, gastroesophageal reflux disease, acid reflux disease, heartburn medications, GERD medications, gastroesophageal reflux disease medications, heartburn drugs, GERD drugs, heart burn, heartburn

Author and Editor

Author: Annette (Gbemudu) Ogbru, PharmD, MBA

Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD

Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American board of Surgery


MedscapeReference. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/22/2014
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