gastric acid-suppressing drugs increasing the risk of pneumonia

There's new concern about gastric acid-suppressing drugs increasing the risk of pneumonia.

This has been a concern with mechanically ventilated patients because of their increased risk of aspiration.

Now there's some evidence that acid-suppressing drugs can increase the risk of pneumonia in patients who AREN'T hospitalized.

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