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What is the best ppi to take for gerd?
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Dr. PHILLIP KIM
Family Medicine
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In brief: Equivalent
There are no trials comparing head to head between all ppis but equally they have a direct effect on reducing acid.
So a Prevacid (lansoprazole) vs Prilosec should have the same effect. Hope this helps.

In brief: Equivalent
There are no trials comparing head to head between all ppis but equally they have a direct effect on reducing acid.
So a Prevacid (lansoprazole) vs Prilosec should have the same effect. Hope this helps.
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Varies from person to person: what works best for one may be less effective for another. Another variable is side effects, which may lead people to request a different PPI.
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