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Decision Aid Summary

Title Should I keep taking my acid reflux medication?
To access it Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
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
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: 2024-03-04.