Proton-Pump Inhibitors
(PPIs)

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What are proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and how do they work?

Proton pump inhibitors reduce the production of acid by blocking the enzyme in the wall of the stomach that produces acid. The reduction of acid prevents ulcers and allows any ulcers that exist in the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum to heal.

For what conditions are proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) used?

Proton pump inhibitors are used for the prevention and treatment of acid-related conditions such as:




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