Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)

Proton Pump Inhibitors or PPIs are commonly used to treat many Digestive System disorders. Research this class of drugs.

Write a 1-2 page paper: 

Address the following in your paper:

  • Trade and generic names of these drugs, what disease(s) they treat and how they treat them (mechanism of action).
  • What are the possible side effects and are they safe in pregnancy?
  • Is it safe to take these drugs without a prescription?
  • For how long?

Include a title page and 2-3 references.  Only one reference can be from the Internet (not Wikipedia)