Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) (cont.)

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Available proton pump inhibitors include:

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:

They also are used in combination with antibiotics for eradicating Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium that together with acid causes ulcers of the stomach and duodenum.

What are the side effects of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)?

The most common side effects of proton pump inhibitors are:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/12/2015

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