Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
How successful are attempts to stop PPIs and how can clinicians improve chances of success?
Bottom Line:
Using a range of deprescribing strategies^ about 25% of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or dyspepsia can stop PPI use and another 30-50% can decrease their dose. Older patients and those who taper appear more successful in stopping PPIs.

Publication Date: 2017-6-26
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-07-03 15:28:50