Doctors advocate antacid free sale to pick up
Doctors are finding that heavy antacids no longer do without a prescription to be sold, the health risks are, according to the Dutch general Practitioners Society (NHG) is too large. About two million households in the uk use heavy antacids.
Both the NHG as the Groningen professor Rinse Weersma find that these resources, which are substantial have side effects, are often used by patients with a less severe means.
In the television programme ” Kassa spoke with them Saturday, their concerns about the widespread use of the so-called proton pump inhibitors, such as omeprazole, esomeprazole and pantoprazole. About two million people use this heavy drugs, but about half of it, they are probably not needed at all, says professor Weersma of the University Medical Center Groningen in the broadcast.
Side effects long term use serious. The use of the heavy antacids leads to an increased risk of osteoporosis, intestinal infections and renal failure, warned Weersma. He finds that doctors heavy resources to quickly prescribe, while with a healthier lifestyle with a lot of profit to be gained.