A 51-year-old female asked:
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how long should i stay on pantoprazole 40. mg to cure my acid reflux?

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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not a cure: The medication just manages the problem and does not cure acid reflux life style changes (quit smoking, cut out alcohol and caffeine, do not overeat, do not lay down within 2 hours of laying down, loose weight .....) can decrease acid reflux.
Answered on Mar 18, 2017

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