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Details for Patent: 5,989,588

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Summary for Patent: 5,989,588
Title: Methods and compositions for preventing and treating heartburn
Abstract:A method for preventing heartburn episodes in a patient at risk to development of heartburn, comprising administering to the patient, following the heartburn inducing event but prior to development of heartburn, a composition comprising a pharmaceutically effective amount of an H.sub.2 antagonist and an amount of antacid having between about 15 mEq and 46 mEq acid neutralizing capacity.
Inventor(s): Korn; Scott H. (Richboro, PA), McNally; Gerard P. (Strafford, PA), Luber; Joseph R. (Quakertown, PA), Ells; Tom S. (Fort Washington, PA)
Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc. (Rahway, NY) McNeil-PPC, Inc. (Skillman, NJ)
Application Number:08/940,643
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