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For someone who has acid reflux disease or GERD how long do they have to take the pills?

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In brief: Usually Indefinitely

Those with chronic problems may need long-term medication.
Talk to your doctor to make sure it isn't something else causing it though. Sometimes, losing weight or changing diet (avoid spicy foods & overeating) can help as well as or even better than medication & some severe cases can require surgery.

In brief: Usually Indefinitely

Those with chronic problems may need long-term medication.
Talk to your doctor to make sure it isn't something else causing it though. Sometimes, losing weight or changing diet (avoid spicy foods & overeating) can help as well as or even better than medication & some severe cases can require surgery.
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