Which medications are used in the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?

Updated: May 23, 2019
  • Author: Marco G Patti, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

The following medications are used in the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease:

  • H2 receptor antagonists (eg, ranitidine, cimetidine, famotidine, nizatidine)

  • Proton pump inhibitors (eg, omeprazole, lansoprazole, rabeprazole, esomeprazole, pantoprazole)

  • Prokinetic agents (eg, metoclopramide)

  • Antacids (eg, aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide)


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