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Heartburn (Pyrosis) Summary

Description: Substernal pain or burning sensation, usually associated with regurgitation of gastric juice into the esophagus.

Also Known As: Pyrosis; Pyroses

Networked: 1048 relevant articles (206 outcomes, 156 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Heartburn

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Omeprazole (Esomeprazole) : 46 outcomes 39 studies in 168 results : FDA 25 Generic
  2. Ranitidine (Zantac) : 24 outcomes 20 studies in 85 results : FDA 63 Generic
  3. lansoprazole (Prevacid) : 22 outcomes 11 studies in 68 results : FDA 15 Generic
  4. rabeprazole (Aciphex) : 17 outcomes 6 studies in 44 results : FDA 4
  5. Antacids : 15 outcomes 10 studies in 63 results : IBA
  6. pantoprazole (Protonix) : 10 outcomes 7 studies in 37 results : FDA 11 Generic
  7. Proton Pump Inhibitors : 9 outcomes 7 studies in 83 results : IBA
  8. Cisapride (Propulsid) : 9 outcomes 3 studies in 30 results : FDA 2
  9. Cimetidine (Biomet) : 7 outcomes 3 studies in 24 results : FDA 57 Generic
  10. Nizatidine (Axid) : 7 outcomes 3 studies in 11 results : FDA 12 Generic
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Diseases Related to Heartburn

  1. Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  2. Pain (Aches)
  3. Esophagitis
  4. Nausea
  5. Eructation (Eructations)
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Key Therapies for Heartburn

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  1. Fundoplication : 15 outcomes 8 studies in 88 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 7 outcomes 1 study in 29 results
  3. Self Medication : 2 outcomes in 6 results
  4. Gastrectomy : 1 outcome 1 study in 18 results
  5. Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
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