use of proton pump inhibitors in children

You'll see more use of proton pump inhibitors in children...now that the FDA has approved Prilosec and Prevacid for kids.

Gastric reflux is often the hidden cause of repeated vomiting, coughing, wheezing, and discomfort in children.

It's not surprising that proton pump inhibitors work in kids. But there's been hesitance to use them due to questions about safety.

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