Study Shows OraCoat ® XyliMelts® Oral Adhering Discs Effectively Treat Acid Reflux

FDA-Approved Clinical Trial Shows that XyliMelts Discs are an Effective Supplement for Treating Many Acid Reflux SymptomsBellevue, WA (December 1, 2016) –A recent study revealed that OraCoat®XyliMelts® oral-adhering discs greatly reduce symptoms of heartburn in acid reflux sufferers. The double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled study conducted by Peter Van der Ven, DMD, PhD; Jeffrey Burgess, DDS, MSD; and Michael Karcher, BA, PhD candidate; was approved by the Western Institutional Review Board and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), more commonly known as acid reflux, describes a chronic digestive condition in which an accumulation of stomach acid in the esophagus creates symptoms. Acid reflux affects about 30 percent of the population on a weekly basis and is known to contribute to or cause a number of medical and dental problems including heartburn, sore throat, laryngitis, cough, halitosis, and tooth decay. The condition is also associated with sleep disturbance and can have a negative effect on nighttime comfort and overall quality of life.The study aimed to prove if XyliMelts, recently rated by aClinicians Report®survey as the most effective remedy for alleviating dry mouth† could produce similar results in treating patients suffering from acid reflux, which is often managed by prescribed and over-the-counter medications that prevent excessive acid production. XyliMelts are formulated from a...
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