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.
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
- Barrett's Esophagus (12 drugs)
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Mayo Clinic Reference:
Synonym(s): Acid reflux; Esophageal Reflux; Heartburn; Pyrosis; Reflux