It is used for patients with ulcers, gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux
can be from a variety of reasons and needs better characterization. It can be from a gastrointestinal cause, such as gastroesophageal reflux, but can also be due to cardiac reasons, such as angina
or a heart attack, or from lung problems, such as asthma
, as well as from musculoskeletal problems
. If this tightness has not been usually associated with your heartburn, then i suggest that you seek medical attention to make sure that this is not cardiac in nature. Since you do not provide any information about other medical conditions, history of risk factors for heart problems
, such as smoking
, elevated cholesterol levels, diabetes, hypertension
, i cannot give you an indication of likelihood of any of these diagnosis.