A comparative crossover study on the treatment of heartburn and epigastric pain: Liquid Gaviscon and a magnesium--aluminium antacid gel.

  • B Chevrel
  • Published 1980 in The Journal of international medical research
Forty-four patients with symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux were randomly assigned in a crossover trial to treatment for 15-day periods with Liquid Gaviscon (a reflux suppressant) or an antacid gel containing magnesium and aluminium hydroxide. Good relief of symptoms was reported by 84% of patients during therapy with Liquid Gaviscon compared to only 23… CONTINUE READING