Nizatidine Liquid Heartburn Drug Recalled for NDMA Contamination
Amneal Pharmaceuticals recalled bottles of a liquid heartburn drug called nizatidine due to a cancer-causing chemical impurity.
FDA Pulls All Remaining Zantac Due to Cancer-Causing Chemical
The FDA ordered manufacturers to pull all remaining Zantac (ranitidine) heartburn pills off store shelves due to unacceptable levels of a cancer-causing impurity.
Heartburn Drugs Linked to 50% Greater Risk of Death
A new study shows that long-term use of anti-heartburn drugs like Nexium and Prilosec may increase the risk of death by up to 50% compared to antacids like Pepcid. Other studies have found significantly higher rates of kidney failure, stroke,...
Heartburn Drugs Linked to “Silent” Kidney Disease Epidemic
Millions of people who use heartburn drugs like Nexium and Prilosec may be increasing their risk of serious kidney damage, even if they show no symptoms of kidney problems, according to a new study.