The United States Food and Drug Administration (FSA) issued a safety announcement regarding the use of Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) medications. Long term use (one year or more) of PPI medications may cause low magnesium levels. The warning is only for prescription PPI’s since the Over the Counter (OTC) PPI’s are a lower dose and only recommended for short term use (14 days).
What are the brand names of PPI’s?
Proton Pump Inhibitors or PPI’s are sold under the brand names: