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July 6th, 2009

The real issue in PPI-induced acid rebound: Why are PPIs used in the first place?

A great deal of alarm has been voiced over a recent report that some patients with no previous acid-related dyspepsia or GERD developed acid symptoms after stopping PPI therapy in a month-long trial. Should we really be surprised by this finding? Not really. PPI use is known to cause acid rebound, and the effect is [...]


Gastroenterology Research: Author M. Brian Fennerty, M.D.

M. Brian Fennerty, MD

Editor-in-Chief

NEJM Journal Watch Gastroenterology

Biography | Disclosures | Summaries

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