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PPIs to increase strokes!

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16 Nov 2016 - General
 

Proton pump inhibitors like omeprazole, esomeprazole and pantaprazole are very common in use. Most of the time even without a prescription from a doctor, people take these medications whenever the feel a heartburn. That is that popular among the public. With the drugs which have gastric irritation as a side effect, proton pump inhibitors are used. A new study reveals that the use of proton pump inhibitiors increase the risk of having ischaemic strokes. This is a massive research conducted by Lead study author Dr. Thomas Sehested, of the Danish Heart Foundation in Copenhagen, Denmark used 245000 people to gather information and He says that There is a one fifth increase of the risk and those who are already with the risk must be cautious.

Dear Rajinda, some where we have discussed one of recent topic about PPIs associated heart risk ie. antibiotic when administered with PPIs causing severe heart problems. Today, prescribing of PPI is as common for all types of ulcers as these are top anti ulcer agents. “PPIs have been associated with unhealthy vascular function, including heart attacks, kidney disease and dementia been reported earlier. Here, researcher has done good job which observed in a large population. Do you think FDA or ...
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