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acid reflux with chroic coughing
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acid reflux with chroic coughing

What seems to be the best medicine for treatment of acid reflux with chronic severe coughing?
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PPI are the best medications to treat acid reflux. There are five PPI approved by FDA- Prilosec, Protonix, Aciphex, Nexium and Prevacid.
Lifestyle modifications also needed to achieve good relief.
Lifestyle modifications -
1. Head elevation while sleeping
2. Small frequent meals
3. Going to bed 2- 3 hours after food
4. Avoiding bed time snacks
5. Avoiding smoking and alcohol
6. Avoiding tight fitting clothes
7. Avoiding cola, citrus drinks, carbonated drinks, tea, coffee, spicy food
8. Weight reduction
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