Proton Pump Inhibitor

ACG: What Patients Need to Know Re: New Study Linking PPIs to Dementia

A recent study plublished  by a German Health Plan suggested an association between Proton Pump Inhibitor use and dementia in the elderly.  The following statement was released by Anerican College of Gastroenterology President Kenneth R DeVault MD FACG,  "We appreciate and respect the data in the study, but believe more research is needed to understand the impact of PPIs on cognitive function, especially since studies of this type do not control for diet or lifestyle factors, nor do they establish causation.

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3/11/20

 

The following is reprinted from the CCFA March 11, 2020 email blast to their provider network. 

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