Proton pump inhibitors: balancing the benefits and potential fracture risks
- GI medicines linked to bone fractures. // Gastrointestinal Nursing;Jun2012, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p7
The article reports that the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), has issued a warning about long-term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and gastrointestinal (GI) medicines that are linked to bone fractures.
- PPIs increase osteoporotic. // Australian Journal of Pharmacy;May2009, Vol. 90 Issue 1068, p76
The article reports on the study that determines the relation between duration of exposure to proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and fractures.
- Long-term use of heartburn drugs, smoking raise fracture risk. // Women's Health Advisor;Apr2012, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p8
The article focuses on the study which investigates the association of taking heartburn drugs such as proton pump inhibitors and the risk of developing hip fracture.
- Long-term use of heartburn drugs, smoking raise fracture risk. // Women's Health Advisor;May2012, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p8
The article focuses on the research which investigates the association between the intake of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for heartburn and the risk of hip fracture.
- Regular PPI users have raised risk of hip fracture. // Pulse;2/8/2012, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p10
The article reports that regular use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) can increase the risk of hip fracture specifically among smokers, based from the U.S. prospective cohort study led by doctor Hamed Khalili.
- Continuing Medical Education Questions: July 2011. DeVault, Kenneth R.; Rangnekar, Amol S.; Lewis, Jason // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul2011, Vol. 106 Issue 7, p1219
A quiz concerning proton pump inhibitors and risk of fracture is presented.
- Test for GERD Reveals That Many Are Taking Medications Unnecessarily. // Women's Health Advisor;Sep2013, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p5
The article focuses on the increased inappropriate use of proton pump inhibitors (PPI) by people without being diagnosed with gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD). It suggests for early diagnosis of GERD by esophageal power of hydrogen (Ph) monitoring following an endoscopy which helps to...
- PPIs, Clostridium difficile, and Bone Fractures. Elliott, William T. // Clinical Oncology Alert;Jul2010 Supplement, p1
The article presents studies about the infections that may be caused by using chronic proton pump inhibitor (PPI) published in the May 10, 2010 issue of "Archives of Internal Medicine." In one study, the researchers examined more than 101,796 discharges from a tertiary care medical center and...
- Proton Pump Inhibitors, Histamine H2 Receptor Antagonists, and Other Antacid Medications and the Risk of Fracture. Vestergaard, P.; Rejnmark, L.; Mosekilde, L. // Calcified Tissue International;Aug2006, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p76
We studied the effect of proton pump inhibitors, histamine H2 receptor antagonists, and other types of antacid drugs on fracture risk. All cases were subjects with any fracture sustained during the year 2000 ( n = 124,655). For each case, three controls ( n = 373,962) matched on age and gender...