ANCHOR LEAD: The colder months are approaching and while most welcome the heat of a warm fire, frequent heartburn sufferers are looking to put out the burn. Brian Osuch has more on selecting the right heartburn medication. (:60)
SCRIPT: Newsbreak, I'm Brian Osuch. A recent survey conducted by Wakefield Research found that one third of frequent heartburn sufferers are either treating ineffectively or weathering the painful condition without medication. Dr. Su Sachar of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
CUT: (Sachar) When patients come to me suffering from heartburn symptoms two or more times a week, I recommend they take one 20.6mg Prilosec OTC pill a day for 14 days. Prilosec OTC treats frequent heartburn so you can enjoy the activities and foods you love.
SCRIPT: Many frequent heartburn sufferers have to work around their heartburn symptoms and avoid the foods and activities they enjoy the most.
CUT: (Sachar) If your frequent heartburn persists beyond the recommended dosage you should talk to your doctor about the treatment that's right for you.
SCRIPT: Visit PrilosecOTC.com to get a free sample and to learn about better managing your symptoms. Talk with your doctor to find the right treatment plan that works for you. That's Newsbreak from Prilosec OTC. I'm Brian Osuch.
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