Effect of omeprazole on plasma zinc levels after oral zinc administration.

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BACKGROUND The intestines are the major site of zinc absorption and excretion. Reduced gastric acid secretion and elevated gastric pH is an important factor affecting intestinal mineral absorption. METHODS Gastric pH and volume, and basal and maximal acid outputs were measured in 14 healthy volunteers. Plasma zinc levels were then measured at baseline and… (More)

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@article{Ozutemiz2002EffectOO, title={Effect of omeprazole on plasma zinc levels after oral zinc administration.}, author={Ahmet Omer Ozutemiz and Hikmet Hakan Aydin and Mehmet Işler and Handan A K Celik and Yucel Batur}, journal={Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology}, year={2002}, volume={21 6}, pages={216-8} }