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Cut on heartburn pills to avoid serious side effects 

Doctors must prescribe heartburn and acidity pills in lowest possible doses and for shortest time to patients to ward off potential side effects, researchers warn. Called Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), such common over-the-counter pills like omeprazole, rabeprazole and pantoprazole are taken to alleviate gastric distress from stomach acid. “Proton pump inhibitors are associated with a number of rare but potentially ... Read More »