Breakthrough Symptom

Any symptom—e.g., dyspnoea—in an asthmatic that 'breaks through' and manifests itself, despite adequate management
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A 58-year-old man with GERD of 20 years duration now uses as-needed PPI doses for breakthrough symptoms.
We found that 860 patients had achieved complete relief of their symptoms and required no other treatment; the remaining 140 patients experienced a partial improvement and continued to use pharmacotherapy to control breakthrough symptoms.
The other 140 patients experienced a partial improvement, and they continued to take pharmacotherapy to control breakthrough symptoms and infection.
While PPIs improve symptoms in the majority of GERD patients, it is estimated that up to 40% of patients on once-daily PPI therapy continue to experience breakthrough symptoms.
These breakthrough symptoms lead more than half of GERD sufferers to use over-the-counter (OTC) remedies, according to a survey recently conducted by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute.
The survey of 1,064 people with GERD found that approximately 56 percent of those who experienced breakthrough used an OTC treatment -- the majority using an antacid -- to manage breakthrough symptoms.
Respondents report breakthrough symptoms occur throughout the day, sometimes multiple times per day.
While PPI therapy improves symptoms in the majority of GERD patients, it is estimated that nearly 40% of patients on once-daily PPI therapy continue to experience breakthrough symptoms.
We are confident he has the experience, energy and vision to help NDO Surgical reach our ultimate goal -- providing GERD sufferers worldwide with safe and effective treatment of breakthrough symptoms.
While PPI therapy improves symptoms in the majority of GERD patients, an estimated 40% of patients on once-daily PPI therapy continue to experience breakthrough symptoms.
breakthrough symptoms, is a good indicator for asthma control.
The effective management of these breakthrough symptoms has helped many of my patients avoid hospitalization and the devastating consequences of relapse.