gastroesophageal%20reflux%20disease
GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE
Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a disorder in which gastric contents recurrently reflux into the esophagus, causing troublesome symptoms and/or complications.
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.
Regurgitation is the perception of flow of refluxed gastric contents into the mouth or hypopharynx.
Heartburn is defined as 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: 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...

Indication: Healing & maintenance of erosive or ulcerative GERD. Healing of duodenal ulcers. Pathological hypersecreto...

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.

1  /  11
Digital Edition
Asia's trusted medical magazine for healthcare professionals. Get your MIMS Gastroenterology - Malaysia digital copy today!
Sign In To Download
Editor's Recommendations
Most Read Articles
03 Oct 2019
Early enteral nutrition (EEN) speeds up the recovery of gastrointestinal function after laparoscopic common bile duct exploration (LCBDE), according to a study. However, EEN also increases complications such as diarrhoea and abdominal distension.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 04 Oct 2017

Using a reduced computed tomography (CT) dose to diagnose appendicitis in adolescents and young adults does not appear to affect clinical outcomes, and could potentially reduce the long-term risk of radiation-related cancers, according to results of the LOCAT* trial.