I have 1 kidney and it functions at about 50%, I have acid reflux. Is there any medication that I can take for this condition that won’t harm my remaining kidney?

Antacid liquid or tablets can be used for acid reflux on an as needed basis. For prevention and longer term use, use of such over-the-counter agents such as Pepcid, Zantac and Axid can be used and do not seem to have ill effects on kidney function. If your symptoms persist, then you should see your primary care physician (PCP) and have further studies to determine if you need stronger medication.

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