Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) produces symptoms that cause great irritation to the patient. Pharmacotherapeutic management is directed at minimising these symptoms and reducing the causative factors, e.g. acid production, thereby providing relief. Currently available agents include simple antacids and acid suppression therapy, including histamine 2-receptor antagonists, proton pump inhibitors, mucosal or cytoprotective agents and pro-motility agents.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||SA Pharmaceutical Journal|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
- Gastro-oesophageal reflux
- Proton-pump inhibitors