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Can PPIs cause delayed gastric emptying? I had 4 cycles of BEP chemo for testicular cancer 1yr ago. Could this also cause delayed emptying long term?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: PPIs are Harmless

You are worried about a matter which has nothing to do with Chemotherapy or PPIs.
If you can just ignore and quit worrying, you will do fine. Gastric emptying is not in our control. it all depends on the type of food you eat. Avoid meals heavy in Fat(fried/greasy foods) and high sugar containing dishes, the food will leave your stomach in 3 hours instead of 6 hours(fatty foods stick around longer)

In brief: PPIs are Harmless

You are worried about a matter which has nothing to do with Chemotherapy or PPIs.
If you can just ignore and quit worrying, you will do fine. Gastric emptying is not in our control. it all depends on the type of food you eat. Avoid meals heavy in Fat(fried/greasy foods) and high sugar containing dishes, the food will leave your stomach in 3 hours instead of 6 hours(fatty foods stick around longer)
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