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A new study shows that long-term use of prescription-strength heartburn drugs like Nexium and Prilosec increases the risk of death.

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,...

/ July 5, 2017
Nexium Kidney Damage Lawsuits

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.

/ March 3, 2017