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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
   
10
rabeprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: proton pump inhibitors
29 reviews
   
9.2
omeprazole / sodium bicarbonate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: proton pump inhibitors
13 reviews
   
8.9
esomeprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: proton pump inhibitors
57 reviews
   
8.5
pantoprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: proton pump inhibitors
43 reviews
   
8.4
ranitidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: H2 antagonists
36 reviews
   
8.4
cimetidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: H2 antagonists
1 review
   
8.3
dexlansoprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: proton pump inhibitors
78 reviews
   
8.2
omeprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: proton pump inhibitors
58 reviews
   
8.2
lansoprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: proton pump inhibitors
34 reviews
   
8.2
sucralfate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous GI agents
9 reviews
   
7.7
famotidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: H2 antagonists
7 reviews
   
7.6
calcium carbonate / simethicone systemic (More...)
class: antacids
3 reviews
   
7.0
aluminum hydroxide / magnesium hydroxide / simethicone systemic (More...)
class: antacids
2 reviews
   
6.5
metoclopramide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: GI stimulants, miscellaneous antiemetics
12 reviews
   
6.0
aluminum hydroxide / magnesium hydroxide systemic (More...)
class: antacids
0 reviews
   
6.0
calcium carbonate systemic (More...)
class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes
3 reviews
   
4.7
calcium carbonate / magnesium carbonate systemic (More...)
class: antacids
0 reviews
   
4.0
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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magnesium oxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: minerals and electrolytes
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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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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Alternative treatments for GERD

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for GERD. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically 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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