TITLE

Concomitant use of proton-pump inhibitors with clopidogrel may increase risk for readmission after discharge for acute MI

AUTHOR(S)
Granger, Christopher B.; Juurlink, D.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;8/18/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 2, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that in older patients discharged from hospital after acute myocardial infarction (MI), concomitant use of proton-pump inhibitors (PPI) is associated with increased risk for readmission for or death from MI within 90 days of initial discharge. In a study of 782 patients were readmitted for or died from MI within 90 days of initial discharge and the use of PPIs was associated with increased risk for readmission for or death from MI.
ACCESSION #
44638097

 

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