Guides Compare Benefits, Risks of Treatments for GERD
- Plain-language summary guides for clinicians and consumers, based on evidence review from Effective Health Care Program.
- Compare treatments for GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease).
- Proton pump inhibitor medications are effective, but no differences between types and dosages.
- GERD (also known as acid reflux) affects up to 4 percent of Americans, costing an estimated $3,355 annually per patient.
Image: The cover of the GERD report is shown.
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