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A 20-year-old female asked:

Have gerd so take ppis (pantoprazole) daily. will this affect my absorption of vitamins and nutrients? if so, should i take supplements? thanks

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Theoretically: IRON is best absorbed in an acid environment and taking a tablet of Vitamin C if you are taking Iron supplements may be helpful! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z

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