The long-term consequences of chronic PPI use (acid suppression therapy) include the potential increased risk of bone fractures, hypocalcemia (low calcium), hypomagnesemia (low magnesium), vitamin B12 deficiency, Clostridium difficile infections, pneumonia, and heart attack. Acid suppression therapy can interfere with other medications you may be taking by causing them to be less effective.
Have you already tried to discontinue your PPI therapy in the past but experienced a worsening of symptoms?* Abruptly stopping your PPI could lead to rebound acid reflux.
This is why we created the Ditch Your PPI program!