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should one avoid acid neutralizers if they have a gluten allergy?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: The treatment for celiac disease or gluten sensitive enteropathy is complete avoidance of gluten in grains. Acid neutrualizers such as antacids, h2 blockers or ppi (proton pump inhibitors-like prilosec) are not contraindicated in gluten sensitive individuals.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013

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