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Why isn't omeprazole working for my acid reflux?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: May not be reflux

Symptoms which are often blamed on reflux may be due to other problems.
1% of the population is resistant to ppi type medications which could explain Omeprazole resistance. Omeprazole at standard doses often just isn't enough medication. A large hiatal hernia or severe obesity can lead to refractory disease too. You should see your doctor as refractory reflux warrants endoscopic evaluation.

In brief: May not be reflux

Symptoms which are often blamed on reflux may be due to other problems.
1% of the population is resistant to ppi type medications which could explain Omeprazole resistance. Omeprazole at standard doses often just isn't enough medication. A large hiatal hernia or severe obesity can lead to refractory disease too. You should see your doctor as refractory reflux warrants endoscopic evaluation.
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