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A 27-year-old male asked:

Ever since taking proponolol 80mg day, suffering from acid reflux, coincidental or can the drug do this? lansoprazol 15mg don't help when it gets bad.

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
It is possible: as propranolol may relax smooth muscle in your stomach leading to delayed food transit and heartburn.
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Sure not common: there isn't a direct connection between the two. Not associated to any great degree.
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Last updated Mar 2, 2015

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