GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) Medications

Definition of GERD:

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is when food or liquid travels from the stomach back up into the esophagus (the tube from the mouth to the stomach). This partially digested material is usually acidic and can irritate the esophagus, often causing heartburn and other symptoms.

Drugs (by generic name) associated with GERD

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of GERD. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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Drug Name DownUp(View by: Brand | Generic ) Reviews Ratings DownUp
nizatidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: H2 antagonists
4 reviews
   
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10
rabeprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: proton pump inhibitors
26 reviews
   
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9.3
omeprazole / sodium bicarbonate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: proton pump inhibitors
12 reviews
   
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8.9
esomeprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: proton pump inhibitors
50 reviews
   
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8.7
ranitidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: H2 antagonists
29 reviews
   
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8.5
pantoprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: proton pump inhibitors
39 reviews
   
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8.4
lansoprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: proton pump inhibitors
32 reviews
   
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8.4
cimetidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: H2 antagonists
1 review
   
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8.3
omeprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: proton pump inhibitors
49 reviews
   
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8.2
dexlansoprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: proton pump inhibitors
67 reviews
   
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8.1
famotidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: H2 antagonists
7 reviews
   
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7.6
calcium carbonate / simethicone systemic (More...)
class: antacids
3 reviews
   
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7.0
sucralfate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous GI agents
6 reviews
   
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6.8
aluminum hydroxide / magnesium hydroxide / simethicone systemic (More...)
class: antacids
2 reviews
   
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6.5
metoclopramide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: GI stimulants, miscellaneous antiemetics
12 reviews
   
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6.0
aluminum hydroxide / magnesium hydroxide systemic (More...)
class: antacids
0 reviews
   
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6.0
calcium carbonate / magnesium carbonate systemic (More...)
class: antacids
0 reviews
   
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4.0
cisapride systemic (More...)
class: GI stimulants
1 review
   
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3.5
calcium carbonate systemic (More...)
class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes
2 reviews
   
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2.0
aluminum hydroxide systemic (More...)
class: antacids, phosphate binders
0 reviewsNot rated
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alginic acid / aluminum hydroxide / magnesium trisilicate systemic (More...)
class: antacids
0 reviewsNot rated
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belladonna systemic (Pro, More...)
class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics
0 reviewsNot rated
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bethanechol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous genitourinary tract agents
0 reviewsNot rated
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alginic acid / aluminum hydroxide / magnesium carbonate systemic (More...)
class: antacids
0 reviewsNot rated
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calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: H2 antagonists
0 reviewsNot rated
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magnesium oxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: minerals and electrolytes
0 reviewsNot rated
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Alternative treatments for GERD

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for GERD. Their efficacy may not have been scientifially tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of GERD.

Topics under GERD

Learn more about GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)

Synonym(s): Acid reflux; Esophageal Reflux; Heartburn; Pyrosis; Reflux

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