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Decision Aid Summary

Title Should I keep taking my acid reflux medication?
Audience People taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for more than 4 weeks, with no symptoms, and no indication to remain on a PPI long-term.
Options included Continue taking PPI.
Use a lower dose of PPI.
Stop and use PPI “on-demand”.
Year of last update or review 2018
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Wade Thompson
Where was it developed? wthomp01@gmail.com
Health condition Heartburn
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
4 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2019-06-26.