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*Acid control (pH >4) does not imply symptom relief. The correlation of pH data to clinical outcome has not been directly established.
Prilosec OTC contains the active ingreadient omeprazole magnesium 20.6 mg, equivalent to omeprazole 20 mg used in this study.
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§Based on patients completing an overall treatment effect (OTE) questionnaire at week 2 to report if their upper abdominal pain and/or discomfort was improving or worsening using a 7-grade scale. For analysis, the OTE questionnaire was combined into a 15-point scale comprising the 7-point improvement scale, the status “about the same,” and the 7-point worsening scale.
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