Study: Acid-reflux drugs don't benefit asthma patients

04/9/2009 | San Diego Union-Tribune · WebMD

A study backed by the U.S. government found that proton pump inhibitors failed to improve the conditions of asthmatics who don't exhibit heartburn or other symptoms of acid reflux. The finding indicates that the acid-reflux drugs "should not be routinely prescribed" for such patients, researchers said.

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