Guidelines For Clinical Practice
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World J Gastrointest Endosc. Dec 16, 2010; 2(12): 388-396
Published online Dec 16, 2010. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v2.i12.388
Table 2 Noninvasive treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease1
Lifestyle modification
Elevation of head of bed
Avoid eating within 3 h of bedtime
Avoid tobacco, alcohol, caffeine, fatty food, peppermint
Avoid harmful medications if possible, such as NSAIDs, beta blockers
Calcium-channel blockers, theophylline, potassium tablets, bisphosphonate
Motility agents:
Metoclopramide, erythromycin, bethanechol, cisapride, GABA B-receptor agonists
H2 receptor antagonists:
Cimetidine, famotidine, nizatidine, ranitidine
PPI agents1:
Esomeprazole, lansoprazole, omeprazole, pantoprazole, rabeprazole, dexlansoprazole