Heartburn

What is Heartburn?

Heartburn is usually associated with GERD. It occurs when stomach acid is regurgitated and causes a painful burning sensation from the chest up to the throat. Causes of heartburn can vary. Causes may be types of foods eaten or certain medical conditions.

Treatments for heartburn include drinking plenty of water, taking over-the-counter antacids, and taking prescription medication. Common drug classes used to treat heartburn are aluminum complexes, dopamine receptor antagonists, histamine-2 antagonists, and proton pump inhibitors.

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Popular Heartburn Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Prilosec
(omeprazole)
Proton Pump Inhibitors 10 See Prices
Zantac
(ranitidine)
Histamine-2 Antagonists 9 See Prices
Protonix
(pantoprazole)
Proton Pump Inhibitors 11 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Heartburn Drug Classes

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