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There are many medications associated with the treatment of Reflux and associated motility disorders.
Acid Inhibitors: They reduce the amount of Acid the stomach produces.
Acid Blockers (Proton Pump Inhibitors): They Block Acid Production.
Motility Medication: They speed up the rate of digestion (motility). This means that the stomach empties faster which inturn means less acid to reflux.
Carafate: Coates and Protects the lining of the Stomach and Esophagus allowing them to heal. Used to prevent and treat ulcers and esophagitis. It is unique because it is minimally absorbed into the body, and its actions are entirely on the lining of the stomach and duodenum. It coates the digestive tract and createtes a "teflon-like" barrier which protects the tissues and allows healing of ulcers.
Antacids:They neutralize the acid in the stomach or esophagus
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