46 out of 53
Proton pump inhibitors are most effective when they are given (AI 2012)
|B||Shortly before meals|
|C||Along with H, blockers|
|D||During prolonged fasting periods|
Ans. B Shortly before meals (Ref KDT's 6th/632)
Proton pump inhibitors are used just before meals. Food stimulates the secretion of gastric acid that will be reduced hi PPIs if these are given just before meals.