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I need longterm treatment for GERD, I take only Lustral 50 mg for depression Nd I have been suffering from GERD for more than 3 years?

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Dr. Erik Messamore
Psychiatry

In brief: Consider tricyclic

Lustral (sertraline) is an SSRI-type antidepressant.
This medication class is associated with GERD and with upper GI bleeding (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24993365) Tricyclic antidepressants (like amitriptyline) have H2 receptor blocking activity, which may be stomach-protective (e.g. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12570020) Talk to your doc about whether this would be appropriate.

In brief: Consider tricyclic

Lustral (sertraline) is an SSRI-type antidepressant.
This medication class is associated with GERD and with upper GI bleeding (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24993365) Tricyclic antidepressants (like amitriptyline) have H2 receptor blocking activity, which may be stomach-protective (e.g. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12570020) Talk to your doc about whether this would be appropriate.
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