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Jeannie McClelland

Use of acid-suppressive drugs and risk of pneumonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Use of acid-suppressive drugs and risk of pneumonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis Use of a proton pump inhibitor or histamine2 receptor antagonist may be associated with an increased risk of both community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia. Given these potential adverse effects, clinicians should use caution in prescribing acid-suppressive drugs for patients at risk. Chun-Sick Eom, MD MPH, Canadian Medical Association Journal, February 22, 2011. (Also see: Reflux and GERD Treatments)

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Jeannie McClelland

(Retired) ISN Director of Support Services

(Retired) ISN Sclero Forums Manager

(Retired) ISN Blog Manager

(Retired) ISN Assistant News Guide

(Retired) ISN Artist

International Scleroderma Network

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