PPIs Should Be Used'Judiciously' in Patients With Cirrhosis PPIs Should Be Used'Judiciously' in Patients With Cirrhosis
Experts call for ' nuanced ' prescribing of proton pump inhibitors to patients with cirrhosis in a study that found lower mortality only in those with gastrointestinal bleeding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - April 22, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

PPIs Linked to Better Survival for One Group With Cirrhosis
(MedPage Today) -- Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), when used for prior gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB), were associated with better survival for veterans with cirrhosis, a retrospective study found. Among more than 76,000 such patients, PPI use... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - April 11, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Deprescribing PPIs: AGA Clinical Practice Update Offers Guidance Deprescribing PPIs: AGA Clinical Practice Update Offers Guidance
Fear of adverse events often drive interest in de-escalating or stopping PPIs, but many fears are unfounded.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - April 8, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

New PPI Data Again Link Medication Use to Alzheimer's New PPI Data Again Link Medication Use to Alzheimer's
Supportive early evidence is emerging from Korea that proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use can increase the risk for Alzheimer ' s, irrespective of duration of use of either first- or second-generation meds.First Look (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - April 1, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

GERD Guideline Addresses Increased Scrutiny of PPI Therapy GERD Guideline Addresses Increased Scrutiny of PPI Therapy
For the right patient with GERD, PPIs remain the medical treatment of choice, and their benefits outweigh the potential risks when used at the lowest effective dose, the ACG says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - December 3, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Effects of PPIs on Glycemic Control and Incident Diabetes Effects of PPIs on Glycemic Control and Incident Diabetes
Could PPI therapy potentially help improve glycemic control and decrease the risk for developing diabetes?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

PPI Treatment Tied to AKI After Cardiac Surgery PPI Treatment Tied to AKI After Cardiac Surgery
Adults taking a proton-pump inhibitor before cardiac surgery may be at increased risk for developing acute kidney injury, according to new research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - November 15, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Vonoprazan Beats PPIs in H pylori Eradication Vonoprazan Beats PPIs in H pylori Eradication
The oral potassium-competitive acid blocker was especially better against clarithromycin-resistant strains.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - November 3, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Positive psychology interventions in the United Arab Emirates: boosting wellbeing - and changing culture? - Lambert L, Warren MA, Schwam A, Warren MT.
As the science of wellbeing has grown, universities have adopted the challenge of prioritizing the wellbeing of students. Positive psychology interventions (PPIs), activities designed to increase the frequency of positive emotions and experiences, which he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Acid Suppression Medications During Hospitalization as a Risk Factor for Recurrence of Clostridioides difficile Infection: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Conclusions: ASM use during hospitalization was associated with a 64% increase in recurrent CDI. The association was greater with PPI use. Due to significant heterogeneity in the analyses, additional studies are essential to further elucidate iatrogenic effects of ASM. Unnecessary PPI use should be discontinued. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PPIs Could Be Bad News for Oral Cancer Therapies PPIs Could Be Bad News for Oral Cancer Therapies
GIs may want to be mindful of prescribing PPIs for patients with cancer because they may adversely affect concomitant oral therapies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 13, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Medication Use and Microscopic Colitis Medication Use and Microscopic Colitis
This study examined the association between microscopic colitis and several classes of medications, including NSAIDs, PPIs, H2 blockers, and oral diabetes medications.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Response of EoE to PPIs Implies Anti-reflux Mechanism of Action Response of EoE to PPIs Implies Anti-reflux Mechanism of Action
The findings of this study suggest that reflux plays a role in the pathogenesis of eosinophilic esophagitis.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Add-On PPI Therapy May Improve Glycemic Control in Diabetes
MONDAY, June 28, 2021 -- Add-on proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy may improve glycemic indices among individuals with diabetes, but PPI treatment is not associated with the risk for incident diabetes in individuals without diabetes, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Intervention Cuts PPI Use, No Worsening of Acid-Related Diseases Intervention Cuts PPI Use, No Worsening of Acid-Related Diseases
Proton pump inhibitor use can safely be reduced by deprescribing efforts, coupled with patient and clinician education, based on a retrospective study involving more than 4 million veterans.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news