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Research Article

Attitude and Knowledge of Indian Emergency Care Residents towards Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors

Table 3

Knowledge about various adverse effects and potential risks associated with proton pump inhibitors; *questions having option for multiple answers ( = 50).

QuestionNumber responded%, [95% CI]

Have you ever encountered any adverse event during
the administration of PPIs in emergency?
Yes3 6% [1.56, 17.54]
No47 94% [82.46, 98.44]

If yes what was/were the adverse event(s) observed*?
Rash/hypersensitivity1 2% [0.10, 12.01]
Nausea/vomiting1 2% [0.10, 12.01]
Diarrhoea1 2 % [0.10, 12.01]

Which of the following conditions do you think can be
attributed to the use of PPIs*?
Increased risk of community acquired pneumonia5 10% [3.74, 22.59]
Increased risk of Clostridium difficile infection1122% [11.99, 36.33]
Increased risk of hip fractures6 12% [4.97, 25.00]
Decrease in the absorption of Vit. B1222 44% [30.27, 58.65]

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