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PPIs linked to risk for kidney stones in women

Risk for kidney stones increased with use of proton pump inhibitors, according to data published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.“H2RA use also has an association with risk of kidney stones, so acid suppression might be an involved mechanism,” Michael Simonov, MD, from the department of Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote. “The effect is small and should not change prescribing for most patients.”Researchers conducted a retrospective study of 465,891 patients who used PPIs and collected data on demographics, laboratoryRead More

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