Zantac works for me. There are other medications such as Prilosec that may also help. You may have a hiatal hernia. I had that but it went away on its own. As I'm sure you know it can be very painful. The stomach acids can also harm your esophagus. www.webmd.com/digestive.../hiatal-hernia The above link won't take you directly to the site but once you get to Web M. D. you can type in hiatal hernia for more info. You can also try www.ncb.nim.nih.gov or just google it.
To get rid of adic reflUx, or at least lessen it, you could try raising the head of your bed, not eating acidic foods, and not eating before bed. There are meds for this, yes. Over-the-counter and prescription.
You can get rid of acid reflex using prescription and without prescription. First, you need to need to identify the type of reflex affecting you. Then, always eat every meal without skipping, and then avoid eating fruits with citric acid. You should also participate in relaxation programs and techniques. For more tips visit this site http://www.ehow.com/how_5248869_rid-acid-reflux-prescription.html.