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Acid Reflux (GERD) Topic Guide

Acid Reflux (GERD) Acid Reflux (GERD): Acid reflux (GERD) is caused by acid backing up from the stomach. Causes of acid reflux include smoking, obesity, alcohol, medications, diet, and other medical conditions. Symptoms of acid reflux include heartburn, acid indigestion, dry cough, hoarseness, wheezing, and more. Treatment of acid reflux include lifestyle changes and medication.

Acid Reflux (GERD) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

esomeprazole Esomeprazole

Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach...learn more »

pantoprazole Pantoprazole

Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach.

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rabeprazole Rabeprazole

Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach...learn more »

lansoprazole Lansoprazole

Lansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor. Lansoprazole decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach...learn more »

sucralfate (oral) Sucralfate (oral)

Sucralfate is an anti-ulcer medication...learn more »

omeprazole Omeprazole

Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach...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 a histamine-2 blocker that works by decreasing the amount of acid the stomach produces...learn more »

cimetidine Cimetidine

Cimetidine works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach produces...learn more »

ranitidine Ranitidine

Ranitidine is a histamine-2 blocker that works by reducing the amount of acid your stomach produces...learn more »