NSAIDs and Alcohol: Never the Twain Shall Mix?

  title={NSAIDs and Alcohol: Never the Twain Shall Mix?},
  author={Patrick Pfau and Gary R. Lichtenstein},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
Accurately diagnosing and successfully treating chronic cough due to GERD can be difficult. The diagnosis is not straightforward, and the optimal way to treat all patients with this problem has yet to be determined. We agree with Ourset al. (1) that a therapeutic, empiric trial with a proton pump inhibitor such as omeprazole 40 mg b.i.d. for 2 wk is a reasonableinitial diagnostic approach if the patient fits the clinical profile for GER-induced cough and, for whatever reason, one does not… 
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