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Can you get bad side effects taking proton pump inhibitor (ppi) tablets?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

PPI side effects: There are concerns that reducing stomach acidity may be contributing to clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea. There also may be a link between long-term use of ppis & osteoporosis. If you develop resistant diarrhea or are at risk for osteoporosis, consult your fp for further evaluation.

Answered 1/12/2016

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