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Nexium
Nexium is a medication used to treat conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This eMedTV article discusses other uses of Nexium, explains how the drug reduces acid in the stomach, and describes some of its common side effects.
Protonix
Protonix is a drug used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Protonix, including information about how it reduces stomach acid, and links to additional resources.
Prilosec
Prilosec is approved in the treatment of conditions affecting the stomach, esophagus, and intestines. This eMedTV article discusses the various types of conditions the medication is used to treat, explains how it works, lists side effects, and more.
GERD
If you have heartburn two or more times a week, you may have GERD. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at gastroesophageal reflux disease and explains its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
Prevacid
Prevacid is a medication used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works to reduce acid in the stomach and provides information about its uses, forms, and side effects.
Aciphex
Aciphex is a medication that decreases the amount of acid in the stomach. As this eMedTV article explains, it is used to treat GERD, duodenal ulcers, and other conditions. This resource takes an in-depth look at Aciphex and its uses.
Zantac
Zantac is a medication used to treat heartburn, ulcers, GERD, erosive esophagitis, and other conditions. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Zantac, including information about how it works, its strengths, and some of its side effects.
Turmeric
Some people may use turmeric medicinally to help with depression and heartburn, among other conditions. This eMedTV article lists other turmeric uses, explores the effectiveness of the spice, and offers important safety warnings and precautions.
Reglan
Reglan is a medication that can be prescribed to treat GERD and diabetic gastroparesis. This eMedTV Web page explains how Reglan works for these conditions, offers dosing guidelines for the drug, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
Licorice
Licorice may have several health benefits, such as lowering cholesterol and treating ulcers. This eMedTV Web page describes other uses of licorice and provides information on the possible side effects and safety precautions associated with it.
Famotidine
Famotidine is an H2 blocker commonly used to treat heartburn, GERD, ulcers, and other digestive conditions. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at the medication, including how it works, dosing information, and available strengths and forms.
Curcumin
Curcumin supposedly has several medicinal benefits, such as helping with high cholesterol and cancer. This eMedTV page offers an overview of curcumin, including how it may treat several health conditions, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
Neem
Neem is a supplement that appears to have antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory effects. This eMedTV article explores the potential benefits of neem, discusses this product's effectiveness, and lists possible side effects of the supplement.
Prilosec OTC
Prilosec OTC is non-prescription medication used to treat frequent heartburn in adults. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works to reduce acid in the stomach and provides information on when and how to take it, side effects, and more.
Nexium Side Effects
For those people taking Nexium, side effects may include such things as headache, diarrhea, and nausea. This eMedTV article discusses these and other side effects associated with taking Nexium, such as constipation and dry mouth.
Cimetidine
Cimetidine is a drug that reduces acid production in the stomach. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at cimetidine, including information about conditions it is used to treat, side effects of the drug, and tips for how to take it.
Pepcid
Pepcid is a histamine blocker used to treat heartburn, GERD, ulcers, and other digestive conditions. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at the medication, including its effects, dosing information, and available strengths and forms.
Tagamet
Tagamet is a drug that is used to treat conditions related to the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. This eMedTV article features an overview of Tagamet, including information on how to take the drug and some of the side effects it may cause.
Calcium Carbonate
Calcium carbonate is used as both an antacid and as a calcium supplement. This page from the eMedTV library further explains what calcium carbonate is used for, describes how it works for these uses, and lists some of the side effects that may occur.
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