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Acid Reflux Treatment Articles

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Is Nexium available over the counter?

Nexium is a branded version of Esomeprazole. Nexium belongs to a class of medications known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). PPIs work by reducing the amount of gastric acid produced by the stomach.  

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Is Esomeprazole available over the counter?

Esomeprazole, also known as Nexium, is an effective acid reflux treatment. Esomeprazole belongs to a class of drugs known as PPIs. PPIs work by reducing the amount of stomach acid produced.  

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Is Losec available over the counter?

Losec is the branded version of Omeprazole. Omeprazole is one of the most commonly prescribed medications in the UK. It is used for the treatment of acid reflux. Acid reflux is caused by stomach acid entering the oesophagus (the food pipe).

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Is Lansoprazole available over the counter?

Lansoprazole is a medication used to treat acid reflux. Acid reflux is an uncomfortable condition in which stomach acid escapes from the stomach into the oesophagus (food pipe).  

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Is Pantoprazole available over the counter?

Pantoprazole is an effective acid reflux treatment. It belongs to a class of medications known as PPIs, or proton pump inhibitors. Proton pump inhibitors interfere with the production of gastric acid (stomach acid), limiting the amount released by th...

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Is Omeprazole available over the counter?

Omeprazole is a popular and highly effective treatment for acid reflux and GORD (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease). It is a type of medication known as a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), which means that it works by blocking one of the stages of stomach...

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Is Zantac available over the counter?

Zantac is a branded version of Ranitidine, an acid reflux medication. Zantac belongs to a class of medications called H2 antagonists. This means that it works by reducing the number of available receptors on the surface of certain cells in the stomac...

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Is Ranitidine available over the counter?

Ranitidine is an effective acid reflux treatment known as an H2 antagonist. This means that it works by blocking certain receptors on cells in the stomach, which reduces the amount of stomach acid produced.