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    An_267719 posted:
    Friends,


    What's the newsworthy study on PPIs to come down the pike recently? My PCP said a 150mg ranitidine tab daily was Ok a couple years ago, almost like using baby aspirin. So I split it into a 75mg half per day, then along comes a study which says PPIs are potentially ominous for a number of reasons, among which is cognition deficit.


    Has anyone more proactive than I found a similar report, ..or maybe the contrary?


    -Anxious
     
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    CheekyboyBlue responded:
    Everything I've read and discussed with my doctors about PPIs is that they are entirely safe, spare a few minor symptoms. Long term use is associated with areas like bone fracture, though reports I have read were inconclusive based on other factors also raising these risks in study population. Never the less appears supplements , like magnesium and calcium might be a good idea. PPIs are considered superior to blockers for most people and very safe.


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