PPI’s safe in pregnancy

In this meta-analysis including 1530 pregnant women exposed to PPI’s, and 133,410 unexposed, there was no association with PPI’s and congenital malformations, spontaneous abortions, or pre-term labor. PPI’s appear to be safe in pregnancy (abstract)

Danielle Scheurer

Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.

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