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Many people with HIV use proton pump inhibitors to control stomach acid: More than one third of this study group used a proton pump inhibitor.
1) Prilosec[R], Nexium[R], Protonix[R], and Aciphex[R] are known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).
Although 78% of physicians surveyed treat nocturnal cases of acid reflux-induced asthma with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), 60% of them were not prescribing the optimal regimen--before a meal or twice daily, Dr.
Investigators observed that the time intragastric pH was greater than four during a 24-hour period was longer with NEXIUM 40 mg once daily than standard healing doses for erosive esophagitis of four other branded proton pump inhibitors currently available by prescription in the United States.
Patients have used proton pump inhibitors to stop gastric acid production for up to 17 years without increasing their risk of developing gastric carcinoids.
Our results show that proton pump inhibitors are also anti-inflammatory agents.
The risk of dying from a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication exceeds the risk of dying from long-term use of proton pump inhibitors.
These results were maintained in patients taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for GI protection and in patients taking low dose aspirin regularly for cardiovascular protection.
Lansoprazole and omeprazole are proton pump inhibitors that are commonly used to treat gastrointestinal disorders such as duodenal and gastric ulcers, and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Prevacid is a member of a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors.
The targeted classes of medications include proton pump inhibitors (heartburn medications), Cox 2 inhibitors (pain medications), hypertension, cholesterol, depression and diabetes oral medications.
For those who used the highest dose of proton pump inhibitors, the risk of deficiency was nearly double that of those who didn't use the drugs.