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Study Further Links Proton Pump Inhibitors to Gastric Cancer and Conflicts with FDA study, Lawsuits to Follow

Study Further Links Proton Pump Inhibitors to Gastric Cancer and Conflicts with FDA study, Lawsuits to Follow May 31, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA: A link between proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and high risk of gastric cancer isn’t new, but the results of a new study conflicts with the FDA’s mandated PPI study.
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Georgia Plaintiff Alleges Use of Nexium Caused Chronic Kidney Disease

Georgia Plaintiff Alleges Use of Nexium Caused Chronic Kidney Disease March 4, 2018. By Gordon Gibb.
Newark, NJ: Heartburn, more correctly known as acid reflux, continues to be a common complaint affecting a vast cross section of the American population. Relief is often in the form of medication - and, specifically proton pump inhibitors such as Nexium, a product of AstraZeneca. Plaintiff Shirlene Bonner began regular use of Nexium to relieve heartburn from 2003 until 2015, until a diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) found her searching for answers as to what may have triggered her CKD. Bonner alleges in her PPI lawsuit that Nexium, a proton pump inhibitor, is the root cause.
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Childhood Asthma Risk Linked to Mother’s PPI Use during Pregnancy

Childhood Asthma Risk Linked to Mother’s PPI Use during Pregnancy February 5, 2018. By Anne Wallace.
Washington, DC: As many as 80 percent of expectant mothers suffer from heartburn or acid indigestion during pregnancy. Until recently proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), such as Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid, were thought to be both effective for mom and safe for baby.
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Are PPIs Especially Dangerous for Women?

Are PPIs Especially Dangerous for Women? December 1, 2017. By Anne Wallace.
Washington, DC: The long-term use of drugs classed as proton pump inhibitors or PPIs , and marketed variously as Prevacid, Prilosec or Nexium, is dangerous for many reasons. Kidney damage, the focus of recently consolidated multidistrict litigation, is not the only problem. Long-term PPI use has also been associated with bone fractures and dementia in women, as well as the risk of birth defects. The issue for the lawsuits to come will be whether drug makers gave patients adequate warning of the dangers associated with their products and thus the opportunity to make informed choices.
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Plaintiff Alleges Nexium Caused Kidney Problems

Plaintiff Alleges Nexium Caused Kidney Problems October 7, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Los Angeles, CA: Industry giant AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals has been hit with another bellwether lawsuit alleging its blockbuster antacid product known as Nexium caused permanent kidney damage in a man from Maryland as a result of using the medication.
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New Study Suggests Popular Heartburn Drugs Associated With a Higher Risk of Death

New Study Suggests Popular Heartburn Drugs Associated With a Higher Risk of Death July 7, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
St. Louis, MO: A new study suggests that some popular heartburn drugs known as proton pump inhibitors are associated with a higher risk of death.
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Proton Pump Inhibitor Lawsuit Plaintiffs Try Again For Multidistrict Litigation

Proton Pump Inhibitor Lawsuit Plaintiffs Try Again For Multidistrict Litigation June 10, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
Washington, DC:Plaintiffs who have filed lawsuits alleging that proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medications such as Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid caused their kidney injuries have filed a motion to consolidate 172 pending federal lawsuits to a multidistrict litigation under one New Jersey judge.
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Woman Claims She Suffered Kidney Injuries from Taking Acid Reflux Medications

Woman Claims She Suffered Kidney Injuries from Taking Acid Reflux Medications May 24, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
Alabama:An Alabama woman is suing the makers of the popular proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medications Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid for kidney-related injuries she claims she suffered after taking the products.
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Prilosec Kidney Damage Lawsuits

Prilosec Kidney Damage Lawsuits April 16, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC: The risks of taking popular heartburn medications such as Prilosec likely outweigh the benefits. According to a recent study, PPI users may be increasing their risk of serious kidney damage without having any symptoms of kidney problems. Given this latest research and previous studies, attorneys are currently investing complaints involving Prilosec and kidney problems.
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The Watchdog Group that Rang the Bell on Anti-acid Meds

The Watchdog Group that Rang the Bell on Anti-acid Meds March 12, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Washington, DC The Washington DC based watchdog group, Public Citizen, was among the first to start ringing the warning bell. In 2011 Public Citizen demanded that the FDA warn patients and doctors that the use of the popular prescription acid-reducing drugs came with serious health risks.
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