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Stacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answeredProton pump inhibitors decrease the production of acid in the stomach, thereby treating the symptoms of heartburn and acid reflux.
Keri Peterson, Internal Medicine, answered
If antacids can't stand up to your heartburn, it may be time to reach for a proton pump inhibitor. In this video, internal medicine specialist and Dr. Oz Show guest Keri Peterson explains how proton pump inhibitors work.