Proton pump inhibitors and the kidney: critical review.

Abstract

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are widely prescribed to treat a number of gastrointestinal disorders due to excessive acid production. While effective and safe, adverse renal effects have been described. Most concerning is the ever increasing number of cases of acute interstitial nephritis (AIN) associated with PPI therapy. It appears to be a class effect as… (More)

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