Proton Pump Inhibitors

Proton Pump Inhibitors May Cause Pneumonia in Elderly Patients

For decades, studies have shown that long-term use of proton pump inhibitors is associated with an increased risk of kidney injuries. Thousands of PPI users have filed lawsuits against drug companies for failing to warn them about the risk. They argue that they could have opted for a different heartburn medication if they knew PPIs… read more

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Study Reveals Increased Risk of Gynecomastia in Men Who Take a PPI

For decades, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have been linked to a host of health issues, including acute and chronic kidney injuries. The list of adverse health events associated with PPIs continues to grow. A new study suggests that the popular class of heartburn medications can also increase the risk of gynecomastia in men. Thousands of… read more

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Proton Pump Inhibitors Could Make It Harder To Treat GI Cancers, New Study Shows

Recently, we reported on troubling research that found a link between proton pump inhibitor drugs, the world’s most popular medications for heartburn, and gastrointestinal cancer. In a wide-ranging study of nearly 63,500 patients, a group of physicians from the University of Hong Kong concluded that, for those patients who received a proton pump inhibitor as… read more

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Hong Kong Researchers Find Higher Risk Of Gastrointestinal Cancer In PPI Patients

Long-term proton pump inhibitor use has been associated with an increased risk for gastrointestinal cancer, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Hong Kong. Analyzing data from nearly 63,400 patients, the study’s authors found a 2.44 increased risk for gastric cancer among patients who had taken one of the popular heartburn… read more

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Washington University Researchers Find Higher Death Risk In PPI Patients

Writing in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), researchers from Washington University in St. Louis have linked proton pump inhibitors, some of the world’s most commonly-used medications, to an increased risk of death. Do PPI Health Dangers Increase Risk Of Death? In recent years, the heartburn drugs, which include bestsellers like Nexium and Prevacid, have been associated… read more

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Prevacid Kidney Failure Lawsuits: Takeda Faces Product Liability Claims

Like every other proton pump inhibitor drug, Prevacid has been associated with an alarming risk of progressive kidney disorders. Some patients may be eligible to secure compensation: Acute kidney injuries Chronic kidney disease Kidney failure Our experienced attorneys are here to answer your questions in a free consultation. Takeda Pharmaceutical’s popular heartburn drug Prevacid has… read more

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