Study adds to evidence that PPIs raise fracture risk

08/12/2008 | Forbes

A third study has found patients who use proton pump inhibitors to treat acid reflux and other GI disorders raise their risk of osteoporosis-related fractures. Experts say physicians should reconsider patient's dosage, frequency and long-term use of the medications and whether they could try diet and lifestyle changes.

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