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Ranitidine OTC

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. Compare histamine-2 antagonists.
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What’s the Best Treatment for Acid Reflux? Antacids vs. H2 Blockers vs. Proton-Pump Inhibitors

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 20, 2018

Medications for acid reflux, heartburn, and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) come in three flavors: H2 blockers, proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs), and antacids. They all work differently and are geared towards either prevention or quick relief. If you’re struggling with reflux and want to start treating the symptoms yourself, here’s what you need to know:

H2 blockers — start here

H2 blockers are short-term preventative medications that decrease stomach acid. See More

Don’t Want to Take a Daily Medication? 10 Things You Can Try for Heartburn

Dr. Sharon Orrange - March 16, 2017

Many of you don’t want to rely solely on medications for heartburn and reflux symptoms. While proton pump inhibitors—omeprazole (Prilosec), pantoprazole (Protonix), esomeprazole (Nexium)—and H2 blockers—Zantac, Tagamet, Pepcid—do work, there may be downsides to long term use.

Lifestyle changes are a must: limit acidic foods, eat smaller meals, avoid late night eating, keep the head of your bed elevated—but is there anything else you can take for heartburn and reflux? Here are ten common complementary and alternative therapies used for heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux:

  1. Probiotic supplements.
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