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4. Two Popular Medications

There is no doubt that the best approach to deal with this health issue focuses on recommended lifestyle changes, but there is also a role for medicines. Pharmacies sell many kinds of tablets over the counter without the need to bring a doctor's prescription. Although all of these medicines are designed to reduce acid symptoms, they work in different ways. The type of drug known as antacids offset the adverse effects of escaping stomach acids while alginates create a coating to protect the gullet against the stomach acids. These medicines may not be appropriate for everyone so carefully read the leaflet and consult with the pharmacist before deciding which one to take.

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