Treatment option for heartburn in pregnancy with Sucralfate

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Treatment options for heartburn in pregnancy

One of the most common gastrointestinal symptoms in pregnant women is heartburn that can occur in all trimesters of pregnancy. Heartburn symptoms are frequent, severe and distressing; however, serious complications are uncommon. Various interventions have been used for the treatment of heartburn in pregnancy including advice on diet, lifestyle modification and medications. Nevertheless, there has been no evidence-based recommendation for the treatment of heartburn in pregnancy.