Update: December 2018 Heartburn is a common symptom of diseases
internal organs – the digestive system. Main cause
the occurrence of heartburn is gastro-esophageal reflux, that is,
throwing into the esophagus the contents of the stomach containing hydrochloric acid.
Since the mucosa of the esophagus does not have such a natural
physiological protection, as the gastric mucosa occurs faster
inflammation of it in the chest, sour or burning
bitter taste in the mouth (see bitterness in the mouth – causes).
It is clear that in order to get rid of persistent heartburn, one should
determine the cause of its occurrence and treat the underlying disease,
its caller. However, in this article we will talk about medicinal
remedies that simply help reduce the unpleasant symptom
таблетках from heartburn.
Causes of Heartburn
Strong and frequent heartburn is one of the major
symptoms of gastritis reflux. Also for diseases like
stomach ulcer, diabetes mellitus, diaphragmatic hernia,
gastritis often occurs heartburn. Other provocative factors
the development of such discomfort also include:
- Obesity, overweight
- Heartburn is a frequent companion of pregnancy, especially in late
- Taking some drugs – NSAIDs, theophylline,
аспирин и etc.
- Smoking, алкоголь
- Overeating, especially fried, oily, spicy and sour
And since in inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal
tract, high acidity of the stomach contributes to inflammation
esophagus, the basis in the fight against heartburn – is to reduce
acid concentrations in the stomach. What heartburn pills are the best
what are the contraindications, side effects, benefits and
Antacids – drugs for heartburn, reducing acidity
There are several groups of heartburn remedies, one of the most
most popular and safest – antacids, these are drugs
aluminum, magnesium, because these substances neutralize the acid.
The habit of individual patients quickly and cheaply to quench heartburn
пищевой содой – в корне неправильна и опаsleep. Yes. Heartburn first
extinguished (acid neutralized by alkali), but further released
large amounts of carbon dioxide, which is very annoying
gastric mucosa and stimulates an even greater release of acid. Even
One-time use of soda – the wrong tactic.
Taking antacids is therefore considered more appropriate, they
neutralize acid more slowly than soda. Action of all antacids
almost the same, they differ only in price, name,
by the manufacturer. Since aluminum preparations contribute to the development
constipationов, а препараты магния — поносов, лучше принимать гидроокись
aluminum and magnesium, then the side effects are neutralized,
however, it is very individual and diarrhea may occur.
или constipationа при их приеме. How to quickly get rid of heartburn?
Antacids are considered the best remedy for heartburn in the composition.
complex therapy of the underlying disease causing it.
Be sure to contact your doctor in cases where, except
other symptoms or discomfort bother you with heartburn:
- Heartburn has become a frequent symptom and you have never consulted.
about this at the doctor
- Weight loss has occurred
- Vomiting, high body temperature, weakness
- Difficulty in swallowing food, frequent attacks.
- Periodically there is heartburn, the cause of which
you do not know and self-treatment does not help, or even
worsens the situation.
Currently only nonabsorbable antacids are used.
since the first drugs (a mixture of Bourget, magnesium oxide) is not only
absorbed into the blood, but also gave, like soda, the effect of ricochet
increase acidity. Non-Absorbable Antacids:
- aluminum hydroxide + magnesium hydroxide: Almagel, Maalox,
Almagel A (+ anastezin)
- aluminum phosphate: phosphalugel
- magnesium-aluminum bicarbonate: Rutacid, Taltsid
- Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Carbonate: Rennie
- magnesium, aluminum and silicon compounds: Gelusil varnish
- magnesium carbonate + bismuth subnitrate + sodium bicarbonate:
Aluminum and Magnesium Hydroxide
These heartburn pills reduce the increased acidity in the stomach.
This is a gel for oral administration. Drug Phosphalugel can
These are chewable tablets, contraindicated in children under 6 years old and with
Calcium and magnesium carbonate
Contraindicated in children under 12 years old, these chewable tablets from
Calamus rhizome + buckthorn alder bark + bismuth subnitrate
Antacid in combination with carminative drugs (simethicone,
Relcer — это антацидный препарат с веществами, снижающими
The advantages of using drugs – antacids for heartburn:
- These heartburn medicines are sold freely in pharmacies without
- They should not be taken for preventive purposes, but only in
as a symptomatic treatment, directly with
the occurrence of discomfort
Disadvantages of antacids:
- Short-term effect of drugs, a maximum of 2 hours
- Side effects of antacids may occur – diarrhea and
- These heartburn remedies do not cure the cause of its occurrence and
accordingly do not protect against relapses, repeated bouts of heartburn
- Антациды — для беременных женщин показаны в редких
cases as recommended by the doctor (Rennie), children under 6 years of age or even up to
12 years old they are contraindicated
- These funds influence the effectiveness of other
medicines that should be considered when using
- Frequent and prolonged treatment with these pills can
contribute to the violation of mineral metabolism, uncontrolled reception
they are not allowed.
Heartburn Antisecretory Medicines
These are agents that reduce the production of acid, their use.
possible only on doctor’s prescription, when neither antacids, nor
dieting does not reduce the frequency and intensity
The advantages of drugs that reduce the production of acid:
- Longer duration of action of these agents than antacids,
till 8 o’clock therefore reception is carried out once a day
- Также эти средства продаются без recipe
- Considered effective and relatively safe.
- Prevent heartburn recurrences when taken regularly
- For the treatment of heartburn in children, special suspensions are produced,
convenient to use.
- The effect does not come immediately, as when taking antacids, and after
about an hour
- These drugs have more serious side effects and in rare
cases can occur depression, headache, hepatitis, diarrhea and
- As well as antacids, they have an impact on safety and
effectiveness of other medications taken simultaneously
- During pregnancy and lactation such heartburn medications
Proton pump blockers
Omeprazole – this drug reduces stimulated and basal
Рабепрозол — более эффективные средства, чем омепаразол,
Эзомепразол — analogues:
Heartburn goes away after 5 days of taking esomeprazole. At reception
Histamine H2 Receptor Blockers
This group of drugs has anti-ulcer
Ranitidine – has more pronounced side effects
Фамfromидин — при единовременном приеме с антацидами,
GI motility stimulants
GI motility stimulants, также можно использовать для
getting rid of heartburn, they have no effect on acidity, but
help reduce reflux symptoms and also reduce
nausea, having an antiemetic effect.
This drug is used to treat functional disorders.
How to get rid of heartburn – general recommendations and
Overeating, alcohol abuse, sour
products, fried, fatty, canned, smoked –
усиливает развитие heartburn. Especially not desirable action
Provide fried and fatty foods because they last longer
linger in the stomach, stimulating the production of acid.
It is best to eat more often and little by little, after eating
it is desirable to move, not to take a horizontal position in
for at least 1 hour, dinner should be no later than 3-4 hours before
sleep. The more fiber in the diet, and complex carbohydrates – bran,
cereals, pasta the better.
They help to neutralize excess acid and beneficial
affect the work of the digestive tract. Ambiguous action also on the development
heartburn is having milk. In small quantities his reception brings
relief by neutralizing acid, but with a significant amount of milk,
Conversely, acid production increases as excess calcium
stimulates pepsin release, so to consume this product
should be treated with caution.
Moreover, it is desirable to use it separately from the reception of another
food, especially those with diseases of the pancreas. (see what
you can eat with pancreatitis, diet with stones in the gall
bladder that you can eat during gastritis)
Coffee, strong tea, and instant chicory – negative
affect the esophagus and stomach, and if you notice that after their
receiving heartburn or nausea occurs, then reduce them
Nicotine contributes to the development of heartburn and enhances its
intensity, contributing to damage to the mucous membrane of the esophagus and stomach
– give up this bad habit
Many drugs have a destructive effect on the mucous membrane.
ЖКТ, особенно НПВС, аспирин и etc., их применение должно быть только
prescribed by a doctor.
- Clothes, work, sleep
Strongly tightened belt on the pants or tight, slimming
odezha creates stress on the stomach from the outside, additionally provoking
heartburn. Avoid work or movement, with frequent bending, force
gravity can contribute to the ingress of food and acid into the esophagus,
что также нежелательно и вызывает heartburn. If you have heartburn
at night, for prevention it is better to use a higher pillow,
at least 15 cm from the body, this is convenient for a mattress
put a cushion of towels.