Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease*

  title={Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease*},
  author={Michael Pettit},
  journal={Pharmacy World and Science},
This review brings together information on the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Published manuscripts were identified from Medline. The articles were then screened for relevance prior to inclusion in the review. Up to 40% of people in Western countries are estimated to regularly experience heartburn, the most characteristic symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Treatment options available for GERD range from over-the-counter (OTC) antacids to proton pump inhibitors… CONTINUE READING


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