gastroenterology
GERD

PPIs don’t disrupt small bowel microbiome


While proton-pump inhibitors have been linked to an increased risk of enteric infections such as C. difficile, a US study has found they do not affect the overall composition of the microbiome. In what is claimed to be the first major study of the effect of PPIs on small intestinal microbiota, researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, ...

Already a member?

Enter your email to keep reading.


OR