Rikkunshito improves symptoms in PPI-refractory GERD patients: a prospective, randomized, multicenter trial in Japan

@article{Tominaga2011RikkunshitoIS,
  title={Rikkunshito improves symptoms in PPI-refractory GERD patients: a prospective, randomized, multicenter trial in Japan},
  author={K Tominaga and Ryuichi Iwakiri and Kazuma Fujimoto and Yasuhiro Fujiwara and Mio Tanaka and Yasuyuki Shimoyama and Eiji Umegaki and Kazuhide Higuchi and Motoyasu Kusano and Tetsuo Arakawa},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2011},
  volume={47},
  pages={284-292}
}
To seek a promising therapeutic regimen for proton pump inhibitor (PPI)-refractory patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) after the standard PPI treatment, we compared the efficacies of rikkunshito (a Japanese traditional medication) combined with rabeprazole (RPZ) and a double dose of RPZ in a prospective randomized multicenter trial in Japanese PPI-refractory GERD patients. One hundred and four patients with GERD symptoms remaining after 4-week treatment with RPZ (10 mg/day… CONTINUE READING
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