Use of acid-suppressants or antibiotics during infancy increases risk of allergic disease


eMediNexus    03 April 2018

Exposure to acid-suppressive medications (histamine-2 receptor antagonist, proton pump inhibitor) or antibiotics in the first 6 months of life may increase risk of subsequent development of allergic disease, suggests a new study published online April 2, 2018 in JAMA Pediatrics.

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