Proton Pump Inhibitors Intake and Iron and Vitamin B12 Status: A Prospective Comparative Study with a Follow up of 12 Months

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Qorraj-Bytyqi, Hasime; Hoxha, Rexhep; Sadiku, Shemsedin; Bajraktari, Ismet H.; Sopjani, Mentor; Thaçi, Kujtim; Thaçi, Shpetim; Bahtiri, Elton;
  • Publisher: ID Design 2012/DOOEL Skopje
  • Journal: Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences,volume 6,issue 3,pages442-446 (issn: 1857-9655, eissn: 1857-9655)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3889/oamjms.2018.142, pmc: PMC5874363
  • Subject: Homocysteine | Ferritin | Vitamin B12 | Iron: Ferritin | Medicine | Gastroenterology | Basic Science | Hematology | R | Pharmacology; Gastroenterology; Hematology | Pharmacology | PPIs; Iron: Ferritin; Vitamin B12; Homocysteine | Iron | PPIs

BACKGROUND: Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) represent the most widely prescribed antisecretory agents, but their prolonged use, may influence iron and vitamin B12 status, which could have important implications for clinical practice. AIM: We undertook this study aimin... View more
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