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Proton Pump Inhibitors Increase Risk of Heart Attacks for Patients on Common Cardiac Drug, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Study



1/29/2009 9:19:43 AM

Patients taking the common cardiac drug clopidogrel following a heart attack are at a significantly higher risk of a recurrence if they are also taking widely used acid-lowering medications called proton pump inhibitors, a new study published online in CMAJ has found (http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/rapidpdf/cmaj.082001).

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