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A 53-year-old male asked:

I am 54 years old male having gerd and ibs. currently taking rabeprazole 20 mg (ppi) 3 times a week - morning time and dmpy 10mg 2 times a week - evening time for almost one year. can i just use melatonin 6 mg instead of rabeprazole 20 mg. ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Recheck with doctors: Question is unclear. Also, you are posting on our free, global, public, informational forum, where medical advice and care are not given. GERD is a common problem, and happens in millions of people. Treatments are with various medications. Melatonin is not an acid blocker. Not sure what DMPY 10mg is. It is best to discuss this with the prescribing doctor.
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