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A 25-year-old male asked:

Any heartburn pills that dont cause change in bowel habits? any heartburn pill ive took either constipates me or gives me diarrhea

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
That's a risk: Duration of action, side effects, and cost characterize proton pump inhibitor (PPI) variations. No particular PPI can claim overall superiority, such that as a class PPI’s are interchangeable. Many are now available without a prescription. Tolerance is a different matter--find one that you find works best with the least side effects for you.

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Last updated Mar 12, 2015

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