A 91-year-old female asked:
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which one is less harmful pantoperazole or ranitidine in a old female 85 years old for control her gerd?

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Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Ranitidine: Definitely safer than Pantoprazole in the long run in the geriatric population. What you need to find out is whether it will work as well or not for the reflux.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014

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