oa South African Family Practice - Infant formula for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease : CPD article

Volume 54, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Thickened infant formula is widely used as a first-line treatment for gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR) in infants. The use thereof remains controversial, and conflicting evidence exists with regards to its efficiency. The safety of anti-reflux formula has been proven, with only a few adverse effects reported, making it safe for infants with mild symptoms of reflux.

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