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  • n  antacid (trade name Prevacid) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach
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  • Nemours study: One third of children with poorly controlled asthma getting overdose of acid reducers
    It is estimated that of the more than 22 million Americans who have been diagnosed with asthma, a large number also suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). As a result, it has become common practice to prescribe the proton pump inhibitor lansoprazole, sometimes marketed as Prevacid, to people with poorly controlled asthma. But John Lima, a principal scientist at the Nemours Children ...
    June 21, 2013 - The Florida Times-Union
  • Long-term effects of popular acid reflux medications
    With 20 percent of Americans suffering from heartburn at least once a week, it’s no wonder medications like Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid are so popular. But taking them long term can have side effects
    June 20, 2013 - Fox News

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