6 doctors weighed in:
What is the best treatment for acid reflux in children?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Consider...
Diet changes and weight loss.
Obviously depends on age of child, however increasing epidemic of childhood obesity is a major contributor. Consider ranitidine with your pcps input after lifestyle changes have failed to resolve.

In brief: Consider...
Diet changes and weight loss.
Obviously depends on age of child, however increasing epidemic of childhood obesity is a major contributor. Consider ranitidine with your pcps input after lifestyle changes have failed to resolve.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Thank
1 comment
Dr. Katharine Garnier
avoiding soda is important also. Medications like prilosec, nexium and protonix are approved in children, some down to 1 year old. See your doctor!
Dr. Katharine Garnier
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Life style
First step for everyone is lifestyle changes, elevating the head of the bed, and if that fails, Pepcid (famotidine) is approved for children.
Part of it depends on how old the child is. There are also pediatric gastroenterologist who can help!

In brief: Life style
First step for everyone is lifestyle changes, elevating the head of the bed, and if that fails, Pepcid (famotidine) is approved for children.
Part of it depends on how old the child is. There are also pediatric gastroenterologist who can help!
Dr. Katharine Garnier
Dr. Katharine Garnier
Thank
1 comment
Dr. Katharine Garnier
that means lifestyle changes and elevating the head of the bed, and avoidance of fooods that can aggrevate it.
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
32 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors