oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Infant formula for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease : review

Volume 80, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 2221-5875
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1017



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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