The Potential Therapeutic Effect of Melatonin in Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease

Tharwat S Kandil; Amany A Mousa; Ahmed A El-Gendy; Amr M Abbas

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BMC Gastroenterol. 2010;10:7 

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Conclusion

From the results of our study, it can be concluded that melatonin could be used in the treatment of GERD either alone or in combination with omeprazole. The combination therapy of both melatonin and omeprazole is preferable as melatonin accelerates the healing effect of omeprazole and therefore shortens the duration of treatment and minimizes its side effects.

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