PPIs Associated with Increased Risk of COVID-19 Infection

Here is link to original study: Increased Risk of COVID-19 Among Users of Proton Pump Inhibitors 

Almario CV, Chey WD, Spiegel BMR. Increased risk of COVID-19 among users of proton pump inhibitors. Am J Gastroenterol 2020 (pre-print posted online July 7, 2020)

From ACG:  Information Sheet and FAQs About Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) and Risk of COVID-19

This study shows an association but does not prove that PPIs increase risk of COVD-19.  Patients taking PPIs may have other attributes that increase their risk compared to those who are not taking PPIs.

Here is some more information on twitter thread of this topic:

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