COMMENTARY: Lansoprazole was not effective in young dyspeptic patients without Helicobacter pylori

Talley, Nicholas J.
January 2008
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p10
Academic Journal
The author comments on the study which examines the effect of lansoprazole in treating dyspepsia without Helicobacter pylori. Study shows that lansoprazole did not reduce dyspepsia or enhance quality of life in the patients without Helicobacter pylori. The author indicates that high rates of unrecognized gastroesophageal reflux disease probably account for the response to acid suppression.


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