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Who should not take proton pump inhibitors?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Proton pump inhibitors may not be good options for women who are pregnant, may be pregnant, or planning to become pregnant. It is not known if they are safe for pregnant women.

Proton pump inhibitors are or may be passed into breast milk and may not be good options for women who are breastfeeding.

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