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Contact your doctor so you can get a prescription and so they are informed about what you're going to be taking. My OB recommends Zantac during pregnancy for severe heartburn and acid reflux. A couple things to consider:
citrus and highly acidic foods will exacerbate your AR
peppermint will relax your esophageal sphincter making reflux worse
caffeine can also increase the acid production
I LOVE lemonade, but I've had to cut it with water and some days I've had to avoid it entirely because of how my AR acts up. I don't have too much of a problem with caffeine affecting it, but peppermint has surprised me with how much acid reflux I end up with after something as small as a peppermint patty.
Talk to your doctor but Gaviscon was the only thing that worked for me. It doesn't taste the best(be sure to take it with a full glass of something) but it works wonders.