Proton pump inhibitors should not be used for longer than necessary, study finds
Ruth Sander Independent consultant, Care of older people
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are a group of drugs whose main action is a pronounced and long-lasting reduction of stomach acid production. They are prescribed for prevention and treatment of acid-related conditions, such as heartburn and stomach ulcers.
Nursing Older People. 31, 5, 10-10. doi: 10.7748/nop.31.5.10.s8