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You can take it as long as you need to take it. The over the counter box limits it to 14 days because the thinking is that if you need it longer you should see your doctor to find out what is wrong.

Also, there is a rebound in acid production after chronic use so you may not need it anymore long term but may have to put up with some short term symptoms or step down to a medication like Zantac for a few weeks in order to get off.

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