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Proton Pump Inhibitors FAQs

Frequently asked questions about proton pump inhibitors.

How Do Proton Pump Inhibitors Work?
Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) are sometimes used in the treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). How do PPIs work?

What Are the Uses of PPIs?
Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) are a group of medications that decrease the amount of acid in the stomach and intestines. When should they be used?

How Are Proton Pump Inhibitors Different from H2 Blockers?
Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) are a group of medications that decrease the amount of acid in the stomach and intestines. H2 blockers are also used for GERD treatment. How are PPIs different from H2 blockers?

Are There Differences Between Proton Pump Inhibitors?
Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) are a group of medications that decrease the amount of acid in the stomach and intestines. Not all PPIs, however, are the same.

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