Gaviscon® vs. Omeprazole in Symptomatic Treatment of Moderate Gastroesophageal Reflux

A Direct Comparative Randomised Trial

Denis Pouchain; Marc-André Bigard; François Liard; Marc Childs; Annick Decaudin; Donna McVey

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BMC Gastroenterol. 2012;12(18) 

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Conclusion

In a general practice setting for patients complaining of moderate heartburn, Gaviscon® (4 × 10 mL/day) is an effective short-term treatment option in mild-to-moderate GERD, in terms of onset of a first 24-h heartburn-free period after initial dosing. It proved non-inferior to omeprazole 20 mg/day, and is thus a relevant and effective alternative treatment in case of moderate and episodic symptoms of GERD as managed in general practice.

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