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July 1, 2019

Selecting the Appropriate Patients for Proton Pump Inhibitor Discontinuation: A Teachable Moment

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 2Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 3Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 4Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 5VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan
JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(9):1276-1277. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.2382
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    1 Comment for this article
    Many commoner side-effects of PPI like hypomagnesemia
    Rajeev Gupta, MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM | Mediclinic Al Jowhara Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
    In addition to the side-effects of PPI that were mentioned in the article, such as CKD and fractures (rather uncommon), hypomagnesemia should be considered. Hypomagnesemia is more common, and must be looked for and treated if detected.
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