I cant imagine it can be good for you to stay on it for a long period of time. I know it may help the problem but in the long run will it not cause other problems?
Treatment time can vary depending on the reason you are taking a PPI.
It is important to use the lowest doses and shortest duration of treatment necessary for the condition being treated.
Long term use may increase the risk of osteoporosis-related fractures of the hip, wrist, or spine.
Low magnesium levels have also been associated with long term use and levels should be tested periodically.
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