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Commonly prescribed gastric acid drug may increase death risk, study shows

04:23 EDT 4 Jul 2017 | News-Medical.net

Long-term use of a popular class of drug called proton pump inhibitors (PPIS) has been linked to an increased risk of death in a study published in BMJ Open. The findings add to a growing body of evidence linking the use of PPIs to a range of health problems including kidney damage, bone fracture and dementia.

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