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GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE
Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a condition which results from the recurrent backflow of gastric contents into the esophagus and adjacent structures causing troublesome symptoms and/or tissue injury.
It is produced by various mechanisms such as frequent occurrence of transient relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter or pressure abnormalities in the lower esophageal sphincter (which can be caused by hormonal and neural mediators, food, drugs and patient lifestyle).
Typical symptoms are acid regurgitation and heartburn.
Acid regurgitation is the perception of flow of refluxed gastric contents into the mouth or hypopharynx.
Heartburn is the burning sensation in the retrosternal region.
Drug Information

Indication: GI symptoms of functional, non-ulcer dyspepsia (chronic gastritis) ie, sensation of bloating, early satiety, u...

Indication: Peptic ulcer disease associated w/ H pylori.

Indication: Healing of gastric ulcers associated w/ NSAID therapy. Prevention of gastric & duodenal ulcers associated ...

Indication: Gastric & duodenal ulcer; reflux esophagitis (erosive esophagitis). Maintenance treatment of reflux esopha...

Indication: Symptomatic relief of nausea & vomiting of functional, organic, infectious or dietary origin, induced by r...

Actal
alexitol sodium

Indication: Relief of stomach discomfort eg, indigestion, heartburn due to gastric hyperacidity & peptic ulcer.

Alka-Seltzer
aspirin + citric acid + sodium bicarbonate

Indication: Relief of headache & upset stomach. Fever, colds & flu discomfort, muscular aches & pains.

Indication: Active duodenal, benign gastric, stomal & recurrent ulceration, persistent dyspeptic symptoms w/ or w/o ul...

Axcel Eviline
activated polymethylsiloxane + aluminium hydroxide...

Indication: Peptic ulcer, dyspepsia of functional or organic origin, heartburn in hiatus hernia or pregnancy, flatulence &...

Baroscon Double Action
calcium carbonate + sodium alginate + sodium bicar...

Indication: Symptomatic treatment of GERD eg, acid regurgitation, heartburn & indigestion; hyperacidity symptoms.

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