Achiam, Michael Patrick1; Burcharth, Jakob1; Pommergaard, Hans-Christian2
1 Gastroenterology, Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark2 Kirurgisk Gastroenterologisk Klinik, Abdominal Centre, Rigshospitalet, The Capital Region of Denmark
Alcohol consumption is known to increase during Christmas time and excessive alcohol consumption has been proven to be associated with gastrointestinal bleeding and certain vitamin deficiencies. While food fortification is well known and practiced in most countries, food or beverages fortified with medicine has never been practiced on a wider scale, just as alcohol rarely is fortified. In this article it is speculated how alcohol fortified with proton pump inhibitor and vitamin B would effect alcohol-related morbidity.
Ugeskrift for Laeger, 2012, Vol 174, Issue 49, p. 3089-91