Drug selection

a. There is little difference in the effectiveness of NSAIDs among patients; however, the effectiveness and side effects, particularly dyspepsia, may vary markedly from patient to patient.


Dosage Form


Ibuprofen (Motrin)

300, 400, 600, 800 mg tablets

400/600/800 mg tid-qid

Naproxen (Naprosyn)

250, 375, 500 mg tablets

250/375/500 mg bid

Naproxen (EC-Naprosyn)

375, 500 mg tablets

375/500 mg bid

Etodolac (Lodine)

200, 300 mg capsule, 400 mg tablet

200/300/400 mg bid-tid

Fenoprofen (Nalfon)

200, 300 mg pulvule 600 mg tablet

300-600 mg tid-qid

Ketoprofen (Orudis)

25, 50, 75 mg capsule

50 mg qid 75 mg tid

Flurbiprofen (Ansaid)

50, 100 mg tablet

50/100 mg bid-tid

Tolmetin (Tolectin)

200, 600 mg tablet 400 mg capsule

200/400/600 mg bid-tid in divided doses

Diclofenac sodium (Voltaren)

25, 50, 75 mg tablet

50 mg bid-tid 75 mg bid

Oxaprozin (DayPro)

600 mg tablet

600-1200 mg qd


Dosage Form


Piroxicam (Feldene)

10, 20 mg tablet

20 mg qd

Ketoprofen extended release (Oruvail)

200 mg capsule

200 mg qd

Nabumetone (Relafen)

500, 750 mg tablet

1000-2000 mg qd

Herbal Remedies For Acid Reflux

Herbal Remedies For Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease is the medical term for what we know as acid reflux. Acid reflux occurs when the stomach releases its liquid back into the esophagus, causing inflammation and damage to the esophageal lining. The regurgitated acid most often consists of a few compoundsbr acid, bile, and pepsin.

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