Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Acid Reflux Treatment
Your timing is good.
You are taking your medicine in the morning, which can be helpful.
Although nighttime symptoms can be common for GERD because you are lying down, your most active acid production occurs in the morning, particularly during a morning meal. Most potent anti-acids have their peak effect within the first few hours after you take them. To have the strongest effect from your medicine, take your morning pill one hour or two before your breakfast.
When you continue, we will discuss one final type of drug treatment for reflux.