Proton Pump Inhibitors (Aug 2012)
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are used to treat a range of medical conditions of the stomach and oesophagus (food pipe). They are very effective medicines when used appropriately and, for many medical conditions, need to be taken for only a short time. If you have been taking PPIs for a while, ask your doctor to review them to make sure you are getting the best from these medicines.
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