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Bozeman, MT
A 24-year-old female asked:

I have gerd & ibs w/severe chronic constipation. what is the best rx for gerd without increasing constipation and inducing other side effects?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Howard Brown
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
GERD: all of the medications have some side effects, usually mild. I would probably recommend starting with Omeprazole over the counter. I would be glad to advise by consult if further help is needed
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