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Health Tip: Identifying Symptoms of GERD

Posted 24 Jun 2015 by Drugs.com

-- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when stomach acids back up into the esophagus. The U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases mentions these symptoms: Having heartburn. Tasting stomach acid or food in the back of the mouth. Having bad breath. Feeling nauseated, or vomiting. Having difficulty breathing or swallowing. Wearing of tooth enamel. Read more

Related support groups: GERD, Indigestion, Helicobacter Pylori Infection, Barrett's Esophagus, Erosive Gastritis, Duodenitis/Gastritis, NSAID-Induced Ulcer Prophylaxis, Hypersecretory Conditions

FDA Approved Vimovo for Arthritis Patients At Risk of Developing NSAID-Associated Gastric Ulcers

Posted 3 May 2010 by Drugs.com

WILMINGTON, Del., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – AstraZeneca and Pozen Inc. today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Vimovo (naproxen and esomeprazole magnesium) delayed-release tablets for the relief of signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis, and to decrease the risk of developing gastric ulcers in patients at risk of developing NSAID-associated gastric ulcers.(1) Vimovo, co-developed by Pozen Inc. and AstraZeneca, is a fixed-dose combination of enteric-coated naproxen, a pain-relieving non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and immediate-release esomeprazole, a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). The FDA approval was supported by data from a clinical development program, including results from the pivotal PN400-301 and PN400-302 studies, which showed patients taking Vimovo experienced significantly ... Read more

Related support groups: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Naproxen, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Esomeprazole, NSAID-Induced Ulcer Prophylaxis

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