Your passion for healthy living brought you here - let's keep talking!

Sign up for our FREE Healthy Living newsletter to get the latest health news, nutrition tips, special offers, and delicious recipes from Health.com

X

No Time for Heartburn

9 Medications That Can Cause Heartburn

bone-strengthening-drugs

Credit: Istockphoto

3 of 11

Bone-strengthening drugs

Osteoporosis drugs known as bisphosphenates—including blockbusters like alendronate (Fosamax), ibandronate (Boniva), and risedronate (Actonel)—are notorious for causing heartburn.

Newer formulations that are taken less frequently may be easier on the stomach.

Reclast, for instance, is an infusion drug that needs to be taken only once a year.

If you’re still on a daily or weekly pill schedule, taking the medication first thing in the morning (before eating or drinking) may help minimize heartburn.

Next: Blood pressure drugs

Previous
Next
» View All

Cooking tips, nutrition news, special offers, and healthy recipes anyone can make.

More Ways to Connect with Health
Advertisement