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Heartburn Topic Guide

Heartburn Heartburn:

Heartburn is a common problem for most people. In general, it is intermittent. Symptoms of heartburn include a burning feeling in the chest, discomfort in the throat, difficulty swallowing, chronic cough, and discomfort when lying down. Treatments, remedies, and relief for heartburn may be achieved with lifestyle changes, OTC, and prescription medications.

Heartburn Topic Guide - Visuals

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Heartburn Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

esomeprazole and naproxen Esomeprazole And Naproxen

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause inflammation, pain, and fever...learn more »

esomeprazole Esomeprazole

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

famotidine, calcium, and magnesium Famotidine, Calcium, And Magnesium

Famotidine is in a group of drugs called histamine-2 blockers. Famotidine works by decreasing the amount of acid the stomach produces...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 »

calcium carbonate Calcium Carbonate

Calcium is a mineral that is found naturally in foods. Calcium is necessary for many normal functions of the body, especially bone formation and maintenance....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 »

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 »