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Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Acid Reflux Treatment

Are you taking a Step 2 drug and a Step 3 drug at the same time?

Adding these drugs together is not better than using one drug alone. In fact, Step 3 drugs (proton pump inhibitors) do not work as well if they are used in combination with a Step 2 drug (H2 blocker).

If you are taking both drugs together, stop the Step 2 drug so your Step 3 drug can work better.

What else can increase my benefit from a Step 3 drug?

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