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Forbes: 8 Unnecessary Medical Tests and Treatments

Acid Suppression Therapy

Don’t routinely treat acid reflux in infants with acid suppression therapy.

Anti-reflux therapy, which is commonly prescribed in adults, has no demonstrated effect in reducing the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in infants, and there is emerging evidence that it may in fact be harmful in certain situations. (Society of Hospital Medicine)

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