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Is it safe to take lansoprazole for years?

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Dr. William Lizarraga
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In brief: Probably

Proton pump inhibitors are generally quite safe to take the long-term. There have been some increasing associations with pneumonia and other infections, perhaps it can weak bones (osteoporosis), but mostly these are safe.
The real question is do you really need this medication for years?

In brief: Probably

Proton pump inhibitors are generally quite safe to take the long-term. There have been some increasing associations with pneumonia and other infections, perhaps it can weak bones (osteoporosis), but mostly these are safe.
The real question is do you really need this medication for years?
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