"Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are associated with increased risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to two population-based analyses published online January 11 in JAMA Internal Medicine. The authors suggest the widely used drugs "...
Physicians should consider reminding the patient of the following:
To dilute each packet of powder in 1/2 glassful of water or other liquid and take each dose after a meal.
To take this medicine following the frequency and amount prescribed by the physician. This is especially important if the patient is also taking diuretics and/or digitalis preparations.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/28/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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