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Gastroesophageal reflux disease


Is a Disease or Syndrome.

"Retrograde flow of gastric juice (GASTRIC ACID) and/or duodenal contents (BILE ACIDS; PANCREATIC JUICE) into the distal ESOPHAGUS, commonly due to incompetence of the LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER. Gastric regurgitation is an extension of this process with retrograde flow into the PHARYNX or MOUTH."

Related Topics

The following medical topics are often discussed with Gastroesophageal reflux disease on the web pages we have analyzed and so may be medically related. Click on the symbol to show the web page linking the two topics.

Related Medication
The following information has been extracted from US Food and Drug Administration databases. It shows drugs which may be used to treat this condition, and those drugs whose use may be dangerous with this condition. This is informational only. You must consult a physician for your particular case. You may click on a listed drug for further information.

The following medications may be indicated for this condition

Aciphex
Axid
Cimetidine
Cimetidine
Cimetidine
Cimetidine Hydrochloride
FAMOTIDINE
FLUXID
Famotidine
Famotidine
Famotidine
Famotidine
Famotidine
Famotidine
Famotidine
Metoclopramide
Metoclopramide
NEXIUM
Nizatidine
Nizatidine
Omeprazole Delayed-Release
PEPCID
PEPCID
PEPCID
Propulsid
Protonix
RANITIDINE
Ranitidine
Ranitidine
Ranitidine
Ranitidine
Ranitidine Hydrochloride
Ranitidine Hydrochloride
ZANTAC
nizatidine

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