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Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: GERD; Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease; Gastro-oesophageal Reflux; Gastro-Esophageal Reflux; Reflux, Gastroesophageal Show All >>

Networked: 6485 relevant articles (762 outcomes, 1101 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Gastroesophageal Reflux

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Omeprazole (Esomeprazole) : 105 outcomes 162 studies in 526 results : FDA 25 Generic
  2. Proton Pump Inhibitors : 100 outcomes 81 studies in 760 results : IBA
  3. Proton Pumps (Proton Pump) : 61 outcomes 117 studies in 603 results : IBA
  4. pantoprazole (Protonix) : 44 outcomes 39 studies in 142 results : FDA 11 Generic
  5. rabeprazole (Aciphex) : 43 outcomes 55 studies in 152 results : FDA 4
  6. lansoprazole (Prevacid) : 31 outcomes 42 studies in 142 results : FDA 15 Generic
  7. Cisapride (Propulsid) : 22 outcomes 25 studies in 125 results : FDA 2
  8. Ranitidine (Zantac) : 18 outcomes 41 studies in 119 results : FDA 63 Generic
  9. alginic acid (sodium alginate) : 13 outcomes 14 studies in 62 results : IBA
  10. Antacids : 13 outcomes 9 studies in 70 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Gastroesophageal Reflux

  1. Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  2. Esophagitis
  3. Heartburn (Pyrosis)
  4. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia)
  5. Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
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Key Therapies for Gastroesophageal Reflux

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  1. Fundoplication : 194 outcomes 183 studies in 1469 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 12 outcomes 9 studies in 74 results
  3. Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass) : 12 outcomes 8 studies in 82 results
  4. Gastrectomy : 6 outcomes 16 studies in 133 results
  5. Enteral Nutrition (Feeding, Tube) : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 63 results
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