GERD: Treatment Make an Appointment Refer a Patient Ask a Question Reviewed by Jeffrey B. King, MD (February 01, 2016) Medications Medications that may be prescribed to help this condition include: Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) Acid suppressing medicines that are used most commonly for patients with symptomatic GERD Prilosec® (omeprazole) Nexium® (esomeprazole) Prevacid® (lansoprazole) Protonix® (pantoprazole) Aciphex® (rabeprazole) Dexilant® (lansoprazole) H2 Antagonists Acid suppressing medicines that are used to treat mild GERD Tagamet® (cimetadine) Zantac® (ranitidine) Pepcid® (famotidine) Axid® (nizatidine) Promotility Agent Medicine that moves the food through the stomach more quickly Reglan® (metoclopramide) Baclofen Bethanechol Occasionally surgery may be recommended to help eliminate gastroesophageal disease. Lifestyle Management Your doctor may suggest certain lifestyle, dietary or physical changes to help prevent acid reflux. Learn more. GERD: Symptoms GERD: Lifestyle Management Clinical Trials For more than 100 years, National Jewish Health has been committed to finding new treatments and cures for diseases. Search our clinical trials.