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Why You Should Use OTC Medication for Gerd

September 28, 2013

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Are you experiencing symptoms of heartburn or acid reflux then it’s time to try an OTC medication for Gerd. Over the counter Gerd medications are safe for short term relief of acid reflux symptoms such as heartburn, regurgitation, indigestion, dyspepsia, dry cough, chronic sore throat, chest pain, etc.

               OTC medication for Gerd should not be used to treat chronic Gerd. Consult with a physician if symptoms are not relieved by the use of an over the counter medication or persist more than two times a week for two weeks. Your physician will be able to diagnose, recommend and prescribe an appropriate course of treatment for you.

                OTC medication for Gerd will provide relief of acid reflux or heartburn symptoms.  Dependent upon your needs OTC medication for Gerd can be fast acting by neutralizing acid, or long lasting by blocking the production of acid in your stomach. The different types of OTC medication for Gerd are effective to a degree; meaning that everyone responds differently to medication, therefore one drug may work better for you personally than another.  In addition, one medication maybe more useful in certain situations whether you need fast acting relief or not.

                OTC medication for Gerd are available in all different consumptions such as pill, tablet, liquid or dissolvable and can be found at your local grocery store, convenient store or gas station. It is important to know that these medications do not resolve the causes of Gerd rather they eliminate the symptoms. It is important to consult your physician when deciding to take an OTC medication. Follow your doctor’s instructions on when to take and how long to take the medications since these OTC medication for Gerd are not meant for long term use and overuse can have serious side effects.

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