Pharmacists voted Prilosec OTC as the top acid reducer, according to U.S. News & World Report's list of best acid reducers for 2022.
U.S. News used data from industry trade publication Pharmacy Times' survey of 3,028 pharmacists for the 2022 "Drugs & Treatments" guide, which gives pharmacists' recommendations for the top drugs in multiple categories.
Seven best medications for acid reduction:
1. Prilosec OTC
3. Nexium 24HR
4. Prevacid 24HR
5. Zantac 360
6. Tagamet HB 200
7. Zegerid OTC