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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 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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Aciphex (Pro, More...)
generic name: rabeprazole class: proton pump inhibitors
27 reviews
   
9.6
Axid (Pro, More...)
generic name: nizatidine class: H2 antagonists
2 reviews
   
10
Dexilant (Pro, More...)
generic name: dexlansoprazole class: proton pump inhibitors
54 reviews
   
8.0
Maalox Plus (More...)
generic name: aluminum hydroxide/magnesium hydroxide/simethicone class: antacids
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Mylanta (More...)
generic name: aluminum hydroxide/magnesium hydroxide/simethicone class: antacids
1 review
   
10
Nexium (Pro, More...)
generic name: esomeprazole class: proton pump inhibitors
56 reviews
   
8.5
Pepcid (Pro, More...)
generic name: famotidine class: H2 antagonists
1 review
   
8.0
Pepcid AC (More...)
generic name: famotidine class: H2 antagonists
0 reviews
   
1.0
Prevacid (Pro, More...)
generic name: lansoprazole class: proton pump inhibitors
28 reviews
   
8.8
Prevacid SoluTab (More...)
generic name: lansoprazole class: proton pump inhibitors
0 reviews
   
5.0
Prilosec (Pro, More...)
generic name: omeprazole class: proton pump inhibitors
20 reviews
   
8.6
Prilosec OTC (More...)
generic name: omeprazole class: proton pump inhibitors
8 reviews
   
9.3
Protonix (Pro, More...)
generic name: pantoprazole class: proton pump inhibitors
23 reviews
   
7.9
Protonix IV (More...)
generic name: pantoprazole class: proton pump inhibitors
1 review
   
8.8
Tagamet (Pro, More...)
generic name: cimetidine class: H2 antagonists
0 reviews
   
10
Zantac (Pro, More...)
generic name: ranitidine class: H2 antagonists
10 reviews
   
8.1
Zantac 150 (More...)
generic name: ranitidine class: H2 antagonists
11 reviews
   
8.8
Zantac 300 (More...)
generic name: ranitidine class: H2 antagonists
1 review
   
10
Zantac 75 (More...)
generic name: ranitidine class: H2 antagonists
0 reviews
   
8.0
Zegerid (Pro, More...)
generic name: omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate class: proton pump inhibitors
8 reviews
   
9.3
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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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