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NICE issues guidance for heartburn and indigestion

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7255.197/a (Published 22 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:197
  1. Annabel Ferriman
  1. BMJ

    The NHS could save £50m ($75m) a year if GPs were more circumspect in their use of proton pump inhibitors, the National Institute for Clinical Excellence said in its guidance to doctors last week.

    The institute asked doctors to review their use of these drugs with the aim of reducing the dose or even stopping the …

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