What types of prescription medications treat heartburn and reflux?
Most of the over-the-counter treatments aren't meant to be taken daily for a long time. Prescription medications for heartburn and reflux include:
- Histamine-2 (H2) blockers
- Proton pump inhibitors
- Promotility agents
From: Prescription Drugs for Heartburn and Reflux WebMD Medical Reference
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