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What should I avoid while taking proton pump inhibitors?

Until you know how you will react to proton pump inhibitors, you should not drive or operate any heavy machinery while taking the medication. Proton pump inhibitor acid reducers should not be taken with other antacids or acid reducers. As other medications or medical conditions may cause complications with your dose of acid reducer, talk to your doctor about your current medication and medical history before taking proton pump inhibitors.

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