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Synonyms for esophagitis

inflammation of the esophagus

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A randomized, doubleblind, placebo-controlled trial of suticasone propionate for pediatric eosinophilc esophagitis.
However this study, using an animal model, refutes that assumption discovering that while caustic chemical injuries develop rapidly, esophagitis might not appear until weeks after the induction of reflux.
Eosinophilic esophagitis is an increasingly recognized disorder in the adult population.
AXID[R] Oral Solution is a treatment for endoscopically diagnosed esophagitis, including erosive and ulcerative esophagitis and associated heartburn due to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) for up to 8 weeks.
Based on safety profiles and success in the general patient population, PPIs as a class are considered first-line treatment for GERD and esophagitis for the elderly (SOR: C, expert consensus).
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) is an allergic inflammatory reaction of the esophagus, the muscular tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach.
Aerobic exercise also decreases lower esophageal sphincter press ure, potentiating reflux esophagitis as another possible source of bleeding.
Perhaps 20% of premenopausal women with anemia may have a bleeding ulcer, erosive esophagitis, or another gastrointestinal condition, Dr.
And Geppetti has had patients with esophagitis, or inflammation of the esophagus, who have reported that strongly alcoholic drinks cause an unusually intense burning in their throats.
to treat acid-related disorders (such as gastroesophageal reflux disease [GERD], erosive esophagitis, active benign gastric ulcers and other conditions associated with overproduction of stomach acid), Prevacid is the first proton pump inhibitor (PPI) available in this formulation.
Although GERD includes disease conditions ranging from severe esophagitis with Barrett's esophagus to acid reflux symptoms without mucosal inflammation, the terms "GERD" and "heartburn" are often used interchangeably in the literature (Heudebert et al.
The clinical trial will evaluate two heartburn medications - omeprazole (Prilosec) and esomeprazole (Nexium) - to help determine the comparative benefits for patients who have irritation of the esophagus known as erosive esophagitis.
Clinical trials for Actonel included patients with a history of active GI disease -- including ulcers, esophagitis, and heartburn -- and those taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which often cause GI complaints.
Candidiasis, a well-known opportunistic infection of AIDS patients, is the leading cause of infectious esophagitis (1,2).