Acid Reflux (GERD) Topic Guide

Acid Reflux (GERD) Acid Reflux (GERD): Acid reflux (GERD) is a condition in which the acid contents of the stomach go back up into the esophagus. Learn about symptoms, home remedies, treatment, and foods to avoid.

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Acid Reflux (GERD) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

esomeprazole Esomeprazole

Esomeprazole is used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions involving excessive stomach acid such as Zollinger-Elli...learn more »

pantoprazole Pantoprazole

Pantoprazole is used to treat erosive esophagitis (damage to the esophagus from stomach acid caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD) in adults an...learn more »

rabeprazole Rabeprazole

Rabeprazole is used short-term to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in adults and children who are at least 1 year old...learn more »

lansoprazole Lansoprazole

Lansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor that is used to treat and prevent stomach and intestinal ulcers, erosive esophagitis (damage to the esophagus from st...learn more »

sucralfate (oral) Sucralfate (oral)

Sucralfate is used short-term (up to 8 weeks) to treat an active duodenal ulcer.

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omeprazole Omeprazole

Omeprazole is used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions caused by excess stomach acid. Omeprazole is also used t...learn more »

nizatidine Nizatidine

Nizatidine is a histamine-2 blocker that works by decreasing the amount of acid produced by the stomach...learn more »

metoclopramide Metoclopramide

Metoclopramide increases muscle contractions in the upper digestive tract. This speeds up the rate at which the stomach empties into the intestines...learn more »

famotidine Famotidine

Famotidine is used to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and intestines. It also treats conditions in which the stomach produces too much acid, such as ...learn more »

cimetidine Cimetidine

Cimetidine is a stomach acid reducer that is used to treat and prevent certain types of stomach ulcer. Cimetidine is also used to treat gastroesophageal ref...learn more »

ranitidine Ranitidine

Ranitidine is a histamine-2 blocker that reduces acid in the stomach...learn more »