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Comparative Effectiveness of Management Strategies for Adults With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: An Update

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Findings of the Comparative Effectiveness Review: Medication (3 of 3)

Evidence was insufficient concerning the effectiveness of GERD treatment for relieving asthma symptoms. Evidence of low strength indicates that the following adverse effects were associated with PPI treatment: diarrhea, nausea or vomiting, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, headache, intestinal infection, pneumonia, and increased risk of bone fracture.

Abbreviations:
GERD = gastroesophageal reflux disease
PPI = proton pump inhibitor