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for what is protonix (pantoprazole) prescribed for and when is pepcid prescribed for? do they do the same thing?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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PPI's: Both inhibit acid production and are used in thr treatment of GERD and stomch ulcer disease: they are the same class of drugs: proton pump inhibitors.

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