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How is acid reflux treated?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: See below

Dietary modifications, weight loss, avoiding caffeine, nicotine and late meals helps.
In addition acid suppressing medications such as h2 blockers (zantac, etc.) and proton pump inhibitors (prilosec, nexium, (esomeprazole) etc) are frequently used.

In brief: See below

Dietary modifications, weight loss, avoiding caffeine, nicotine and late meals helps.
In addition acid suppressing medications such as h2 blockers (zantac, etc.) and proton pump inhibitors (prilosec, nexium, (esomeprazole) etc) are frequently used.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Changes, meds

Anti-reflux measures that you should consider include eating smaller meals, avoiding excesses of alcohol, avoiding foods that trigger your reflux and elevating the head of your bed.
Medicines that help include ones that target histamine (ranitidine, eg) and those that target the proton pump (omeprazole, eg).

In brief: Changes, meds

Anti-reflux measures that you should consider include eating smaller meals, avoiding excesses of alcohol, avoiding foods that trigger your reflux and elevating the head of your bed.
Medicines that help include ones that target histamine (ranitidine, eg) and those that target the proton pump (omeprazole, eg).
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