Gastrointestinal disorders

Excess stomach acid

(Gastric hypersecretion)

Top Medications for Excess stomach acid according to our users

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All Medications for Excess stomach acid

  • Acid reducer > Proton pump inhibitor

    • Aciphex
      (Rabeprazole)
      Prescription only

      Aciphex (Rabeprazole) is an effective medicine to treat heartburn and ulcers, but can be expensive.

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      • Available dosage forms:
      • Extended release
    • Omeprazole
      Prescription or OTC

      Prilosec (Omeprazole) gives you long-lasting heartburn relief. Choose the cheapest proton pump inhibitor because they all work equally well for heartburn.

      • Available dosage forms:
      • Extended release
    • Pantoprazole
      Prescription only

      Protonix (Pantoprazole) gives you long-lasting heartburn relief. Choose the cheapest proton pump inhibitor because they all work equally well for heartburn.

      • Available dosage forms:
      • Extended release
  • Acid reducer > Histamine blocker

Medication side effects for Excess stomach acid

These are some of the most common side effects from clinical trials for abdominal pain.

  • Aciphex: 5%
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At this end, no one is expected to have abdominal pain

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At this end, almost everyone is expected to have abdominal pain

Tips, success stories, and coping strategies for Excess stomach acid

What tip would you give someone like me who was just diagnosed?
  • Stop drinking coffee and carbonated drinks
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Besides medications, what else has worked for you?
  • Small, gradual changes in diet. Acidity is linked largely to diet, and without diet changes, ANY over-the-counter drug simply masks a longer-term issue and does NOT solve it.