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Although they are revolutionary for the treatment of various gastric acid-related disorders, proton pump inhibitors may be linked to interstitial nephritis, according to research published in Kidney International.
Exposure to certain infections may cause decline in memory and other cognitive functions, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference, held from Feb. 12 to 14 in San Diego.
The presence of Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with rosacea may exacerbate their skin disease.
Exposure to proton-pump inhibitors (PPI) is associated with non-specific gastric inflammation (NSGI) in children, with the risk increasing significantly after three months.
Study results suggest that formulary exclusion of esomeprazole with the intent to cut costs may actually lead to substantially higher healthcare utilization and medical and prescription costs.
Experimental drug RHB-105, a fixed-dose combination therapy of two antibiotics and a proton pump inhibitor, will be tested in patients with confirmed H. pylori infection.
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