PPI treatment doesn't improve asthma symptoms in children

01/24/2012 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

The proton pump inhibitor lansoprazole was no better than placebo for improving asthma control and quality of life among children with asthma who had no overt gastroesophageal reflux, a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found. Researchers also reported that the drug was linked with more respiratory infections.

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