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How long do you recommend staying on a proton pump inhibitor for GERD?

 

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This is a great question because there is currently much debate about this issue. Recent studies have shown that long-term use of PPIs can lead to an increase in bone fracture risks in women.

I would encourage you to have a discussion with your health care provider about the risks and benefits.

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