Popular GERD Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Proton Pump Inhibitors 9
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Omeprazole (Prilosec) is an inexpensive drug used to treat certain conditions where there is too much acid in the stomach like ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in both generic and brand versions, and without a prescription. Generic omeprazole is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Histamine-2 Antagonists 9
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RANITIDINE is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulcer pain and discomfort, and the heartburn from acid reflux.
Proton Pump Inhibitors 10
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Pantoprazole (Protonix) is an inexpensive drug used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammation of the esophagus, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. Generic pantoprazole is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Histamine-2 Antagonists 8
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FAMOTIDINE is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can also relieve heartburn from acid reflux.
Proton Pump Inhibitors 15
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Prevacid (lansoprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) used to treat GERD, heartburn, gastric ulcer, and duodenal ulcer. It works by reducing acid in the stomach. It is also approved for use in combination with antibiotics for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. It is available by prescription and over the counter as Prevacid 24HR. Generic lansoprazole is also available both by prescription and over the counter.
Aluminum Complexes 28
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SUCRALFATE helps to treat ulcers of the intestine.
Proton Pump Inhibitors 89
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Esomeprazole (Nexium) is an expensive drug used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, certain bacteria in the stomach, and inflammation of the esophagus. It can also be used to prevent ulcers in patients taking medicines called NSAIDs. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. Generic esomeprazole is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Dopamine Receptor Antagonists 10
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METOCLOPRAMIDE is used to treat the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) like heartburn. It is also used to treat people with slow emptying of the stomach and intestinal tract.
Dopamine Receptor Antagonists 10
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METOCLOPRAMIDE is used to treat the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) like heartburn. It is also used to treat people with slow emptying of the stomach and intestinal tract.
Proton Pump Inhibitors 252
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Dexlansoprazole (Dexilant) is an expensive drug used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and inflammation of the esophagus. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. A generic form of Dexilant may become available in 2020. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Proton Pump Inhibitors 23
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RABEPRAZOLE prevents the production of acid in the stomach. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), certain ulcers, inflammation of the esophagus, and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.
Histamine-2 Antagonists 17
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CIMETIDINE is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulcer pain and discomfort, and the heartburn from acid reflux.
Proton Pump Inhibitors 327
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Omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate (Zegerid) is an expensive drug used to treat gastric and duodenal ulcers, erosive esophagitis, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Histamine-2 Antagonists 70
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NIZATIDINE is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulcer pain and discomfort, and the heartburn from acid reflux.
Proton Pump Inhibitors 69
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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.

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