Did you know that proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are the most effective type of drug presented for the temporary treatment of acid reflux and heartburn? In case you are wondering why, this is due to their consistent and powerful impact on gastric acid secretion.
Here’s more good news. PPIs have revealed an exceptional profile following nearly 18 years of clinical practice. The chances of healing an erosive esophagus with a PPI was more than 90 percent of the time. As for full symptom resolution, patients with Barrett’s esophagus are attainable in nearly 80 percent, but these are just the numbers.