Dr. Islam’s Tips for Heatburn/Reflux

  1. Omeprazole (Prilosec, Zegerid) – available over the counter
  2. Lansoprazole (Prevacid) – available over the counter
  3. Esomeprazole (Nexium) – available over the counter
  4. Dexlansoprazole (Dexilant)
  5. Pantoprazole (Protonix)
  6. Rabeprazole (AcipHex)

   Tips of Taking Your PPI:

  • Take 30 - 60 minutes prior to your meal(s), especially first meal of the day
  • Consume 5 small meals over the course of the day
  • If you lie down to digest, stay on your left side or elevate your head 3o degrees
  • Antacids provide fastest relief

If you suffer from heartburn twice a week, or more, you should be evaluated by a doctor. Use the form to the right to request an appointment

Make An Appointment

If you would like to see Dr. Islam use this form to contact us. Someone will be back with you as soon as possible. This is not for emergency use.