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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
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Popular Heartburn Drugs May Raise Stroke Risk

People who take over-the-counter heartburn drugs like Nexium could be up to 94% more likely to have a stroke, according to a new study.

/ November 17, 2016

Nexium Lawsuit Filed in Tennessee

A man who developed severe kidney inflammation and needed dialysis after taking Nexium has filed a lawsuit.

/ July 7, 2016

Consumer Reports Highlights Kidney Risks of Nexium, Prilosec

Consumer Reports published two reports warning about the risk of severe kidney problems from anti-heartburn drugs used by millions of Americans.

/ June 27, 2016