Microscopic colitis and Medication Use.

@article{Pascua2010MicroscopicCA,
  title={Microscopic colitis and Medication Use.},
  author={Monina F Pascua and Prashant S. Kedia and Mark G. Weiner and John D. Holmes and Jonas Ellenberg and James D Lewis},
  journal={Clinical medicine insights. Gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={2010 3},
  pages={11-19}
}
BACKGROUND: The incidence of microscopic colitis (MC) is increasing, but its etiology remains unknown. Case reports and limited controlled data suggest that commonly prescribed drugs may be triggers. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of selected medication use [Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins), and Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)] in patients with MC compared to 'random controls' and 'diarrhea controls.' METHODS: All… CONTINUE READING
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