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According to Mayo Clinic, a peptic ulcer is typically treated with medications including antibiotics, acid blockers, proton pump inhibitors, cytoprotective agents and antacids. The type of medication chosen to treat an u... More »

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Some of the most common symptoms of ulcers are burning pain that worsens at night or on an empty stomach, unexplained weight loss and changes in appetite, as stated by Mayo Clinic. Other symptoms of ulcers include dark o... More »

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According to Healthline, ulcers and bleeding ulcers are referred to as peptic ulcers, and these types of ulcers can manifest a number of different symptoms. Most commonly, symptoms include a burning sensation or pain in ... More »

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Doctors normally treat gastroesophageal reflux disease with over-the-counter medications, such as antacids, histamine H2-blockers and proton pump inhibitors, according to WebMD. Motility drugs and surgery may be recommen... More »

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Medications available over the counter for the treatment of acid reflux include antacids, H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs. These medications are sometimes used on their own or in combination with one anot... More »

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H2 receptor blockers and proton pump inhibitors reduce the production of stomach acid, according to Mayo Clinic. Both types of these medications are available in both over-the- counter and prescription strengths. More »

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Good acid reflux treatments include proton pump inhibitors, H2 blockers and antacids, notes WebMD. Other effective treatments include prokinetics, avoiding trigger foods, eating smaller meals, losing weight and propping ... More »

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