GPs overusing PPIs for infant reflux: study

GPs are over-prescribing acid suppressant medicines for babies with reflux and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, an Australian study suggests. Published in Archives of Disease in Childhood, results from a prospective study of about 1000 GPs showed that acid suppressants were prescribed in almost half of GP visits for infants with reflux (43.6%) and half of visits ...

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