which patients on low-dose aspirin should also get a proton pump inhibitor

New recommendations will clarify which patients on low-dose aspirin should also get a proton pump inhibitor.

Low-dose aspirin at least DOUBLES GI risk. There's one additional serious GI ulcer or bleed for every 200 patients on low-dose aspirin per year. And the risk increases with higher doses.

Recommend 81 mg/d for most patients who need low-dose aspirin.

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