Should you still be taking a PPI?

June 19, 2018 – Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) are sometimes prescribed to treat heartburn and acid refux. But what you may not know is that PPIs interact with some common prescription drugs, like blood-thinning medication and has been linked to other serious problems.
 
CARP is sharing this guide, “You Might Be at Risk,” in partnership with the: Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Canadian Deprescribing Network, Centre de recherche IUGM (Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal), La Chaire phamaceutique Michel-Saucier en santé et vielliessement, and affiliated with the Université de Montréal.
 

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