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Response to: ‘Association between proton pump inhibitors therapy and fracture risk in patients with rheumatoid arthritis’ by Lai et al
  1. Gulsen Ozen1,
  2. Kaleb Michaud1,2
  1. 1Department of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
  2. 2Forward, The National Databank for Rheumatic Diseases, Wichita, Kansas, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kaleb Michaud, Forward, The National Databank for Rheumatic Diseases, Wichita, KS 67214, USA; kmichaud{at}

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We appreciate Lai et al1 for sharing their data and emphasising the lack of association between proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use and fracture risk in a different patient population. We agree that the adverse association found with PPI use and fracture in the previous studies has not been repeated in many other well-designed studies. Our study has tested this association for …

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