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GERD and Heartburn Medications Topic Guide

GERD and Heartburn Medications GERD and Heartburn Medications: GERD and heartburn medications include:
  • antacids,
  • histamine-2 blockers,
  • proton pump inhibitors (PPIs),
  • coating drugs, and
  • promotility drugs.
Side effects, drug interactions, and patient information should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

GERD and Heartburn Medications Topic Guide - Visuals

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GERD and Heartburn Medications 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 »

rabeprazole Rabeprazole

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

aluminum hydroxide Aluminum Hydroxide

Aluminum is a naturally occurring mineral. Aluminum hydroxide is an antacid...learn more »

sodium bicarbonate Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium bicarbonate is an antacid that neutralizes stomach acid...learn more »

sucralfate (oral) Sucralfate (oral)

Sucralfate is an anti-ulcer medication...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 »