Why you should consider PPIs for patients over 75

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Proton pump inhibitors should be used routinely for patients over 75 who are taking aspirin or NSAIDs because they have a very high risk of serious and fatal gastrointestinal bleeds, new research suggests.

A 10-year study of more than 3000 UK patients treated with aspirin for secondary prevention after a heart attack or stroke has found a seven times higher risk of a fatal upper gastrointestinal bleed and a

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