A 29-year-old male asked:
What medication need to be taken for acidity?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Donald Alves answered
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Antacid: An h2 blocker (like Pepcid (famotidine) or its generic) once or twice daily, provides relief for many after about a week. If this fails, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi--like Prilosec or its generic) will often work where h2's have failed. If both fail after at least one week trial of each, see your dr or a GI dr for eval.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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