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Heartburn Medicine

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There are a number of different types of medicine for people with heartburn. Because each class of heartburn medicine works in a different way, combinations of drugs can be effective in controlling symptoms. People who get heartburn after eating may take both antacids and H2 blockers. The antacids work first to neutralize the acid in the stomach, while the H2 blockers act on acid production. By the time the antacid stops working, the H2 blocker will have stopped acid production. As always, talk to your doctor about which medicine is best for your situation.

Heartburn Medicines

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