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A 42-year-old female asked:

My father is on pentazol for gerd.he eats wisely and walks still gerd troubles.any other medicine which he can change to which can control gerd better?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Pentazol: is known as. a PPI. These are generally good medicines for Gerd. It may be that he needs to switch to a different PPI, or perhaps he needs a higher dose of the one he is on. I would have him contact his gastroenterologist for guidance as to what to do next. Good luck.

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Last updated Feb 6, 2015

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