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A 60-year-old female asked:

Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) great med for my gerd! began linzess & probiotic for ibs. gerd had returned worse than before. should i discontinue linzess and probiotic?

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Dr. Minghsun Liu
Infectious Disease 21 years experience
Not probiotics: Doubt probiotics is causing the GERD exacerbation. Check with the doctor who prescribed you the Linzess. I am not aware that it should cause GERD worsening either. Perhaps you have changed your eating habit recently too?
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