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Frequent heartburn during evenings. Please suggest remedies

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I have getting heart burns quite often. Especially around 7 pm daily. Pls suggest remedies
Posted Sat, 8 Sep 2012 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Mihail Iepure 58 minutes later
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Frequently heartburns suggestive for GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease . Most effective in such condition proton pomp inhibitors, any of : omeprazole or esomeprazole or pantoprazole once a day before breakfast. These drugs can prescribe your Doctor ,plus over the counter Ranitidine (Zantac ) at bedtime, plus antacid ( neutralize stomach acid ) medication like Maalox , Rennie, ( chewable tablets or syrup ). General considerations: avoid non steroidal antiinflamatory drugs like Ibuprofen or Aspirin, smoking, alcohol, large fatty meals, spicy food, coffee, soda, stress.
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