ppi with prokinetic in gerd ?
Can pantoprazole combined with levosulpride gives the effective cure in gerd patient?
- 4 Sep 2012 by pgs138
- 5 Sep 2012
- helicobacter pylori infection, peptic ulcer, duodenal ulcer, erosive esophagitis, stomach ulcer, stress ulcer prophylaxis, barrett's esophagus, pantoprazole, gastric ulcer, gerd
Treatment for most people with GERD includes lifestyle changes (weight reduction, avoiding trigger foods, sleeping with head of bed raised, reducing alcohol and tobacco etc) and medication. A PPI and Prokinetic may be helpful - but impossible to predict in a patient. It can take weeks of treatment before symptoms begin to improve. In some patients medication and lifestyle changes are insufficient to control symptoms and will require surgery.
For more information see:
- Pantoprazole Information for Consumers
- Pantoprazole Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Pantoprazole (detailed)
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