A 34-year-old male asked:
On 40mg pantoprazole and 150mg zantac. doc has me on this for 3 months for gerd. is it normal to be on this long. tired of taking pills?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Chronic GERD: It is not unusual for patients to require long term medicine to get GERD symptoms under control and then to maintain that remission of symptoms. Many patients are not able to go off medicines completely. The goal would then be to get down to the least amount of medicines which controls you symptoms well. Anti-reflux precautions help. Good luck.
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