Overuse of PPIs in patients at admission, during treatment, and at discharge in a tertiary Spanish hospital.
Curr Clin Pharmacol. 2010 Nov 1;5(4):288-97
Authors: Ramirez E, Lei SH, Borobia AM, Piñana E, Fudio S, Muñoz R, Campos A, Carcas AJ, Frias J
The first generic PPI was introduced in Spain in 2001, and since then their prescriptions have increased steadily by about 200%.
PMID: 20925644 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]