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GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE IN CHILDREN

Gastroesophageal reflux is categorized as a disease [gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)] when reflux is associated with warning signs &/or complications, & requires further evaluation.

It is more common in formula-fed infants than in purely breastfed infants.

There is increased incidence in infants at 4 months of age.

Drug Information

Indication: Healing of erosive esophagitis (EE). Maintenance of healed EE & relief of heartburn. Heartburn associated ...

Indication: Symptomatic relief of nausea & vomiting.

Indication: Duodenal & gastric ulcer, reflux oesophagitis, symptomatic GERD, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Prophylaxis &...

Gaviscon Advance
potassium bicarbonate + sodium alginate

Indication: Heartburn, indigestion, hiatus hernia, reflux oesophagitis. Symptomatic treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux...

Gaviscon/Gaviscon Double Action
calcium carbonate + sodium alginate + sodium bicar...

Indication: Symptomatic relief of upset stomach or dyspepsia associated w/ hyperacidity. Alleviates the painful conditions...

Dosage: Duodenal ulcer 20-40 mg once daily for 2-4 wk. H pylori eradication Triple therapy regimens: Losec MUPS 20 mg,

Indication: Nexium Gastric antisecretory treatment when oral route is not possible eg, GERD in patients w/ oesophagitis &a...

Dosage: Duodenal & benign gastric ulcers 20 mg once daily for 4-8 wk. Dose may be increased to 40 mg once daily in

Indication: Benign gastric & duodenal ulcer, GERD, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, H pylori eradication.

Indication: Alternative therapy for conditions which cannot be treated effectively w/ oral medication eg, duodenal ulcer, ...

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