PPI use increases risk for asthma by 57% in children

Risk for asthma in children grew with use of proton pump inhibitors compared with no-use, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics.“In this nationwide cohort study, we observed a significant 57% increased risk of asthma among children who initiated PPI use compared with those who did not initiate PPI use,” Yun-Han Wang, MSc, BPharm, from the clinical epidemiology division, department of medicine Solna, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, and colleagues wrote. “An in-creased risk was observed across all age groups and was greatest in infants and toddlers youngerRead More

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