Published in Health and Medicine Week, March 13th, 2006
Investigators in Italy conducted a study "to compare two different daily doses of lansoprazole given for 12 weeks and to assess the role of gastrointestinal (GI) investigations as criteria for selecting patients.
F. Baldi and colleagues from S’Orsola-Malpighi Hospital wrote, "Out of 45 patients referred for unexplained chronic persistent cough, 36 had at least one of the GI investigations (endoscopy, 24-h esophageal pH-metry and a 4-week trial of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy) positive and were randomly assigned to...
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