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A 30-year-old female asked:

can protonix cure gastritis? also what foods can i have and what should i avoid? thank you

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Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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PPI: Prtonix is the brand name for Pantoprazole , a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), used to suppress acid secretion in your stomach. It is used for gastritis. You need to avoid acidic food stuffs or drinks such as mineral drinks and alcohol to gain maximum effect from its use

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