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Nexium Use and Increased Risk for Fracture Legal News Articles & Interviews
August 23, 2016. By Brenda Craig.
Dallas, TX As many as 15 million people in the US are regular users of popular antacid medications. Sold both over the counter and by prescription the medications are heavily marketed direct to consumers under brand names like Nexium, Prevacid, Prilosec, Protonix, AciPhex and Zegrid.Read [ Block Buster Antacid Meds Target of Lawsuits ]
June 11, 2015. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Study Finds Increased Risk for Heart Attack with Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) ]
Santa Clara, CA According to new research, a group of drugs known as Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) may increase the risk for heart attacks by 16-21 percent. The findings are the result of a novel data-mining project undertaken by researchers at Standford University.
May 27, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Nexium Nightmare ]
Tempe, AZ Christina developed heartburn after her first child was born and says she took Nexium religiously for about five years. She remembers the date of her first Nexium fracture: it was July 4th and she could see fireworks from the hospital.
“I just tripped and fell but broke my ankle in three places,” Christina says.
April 25, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Nexium Users Advise to Research First ]
Troy, OH Richard had never broken or fractured a bone in his 87 years, until he took Nexium. “It was more like a soft fall, but x-rays showed that I fractured my hip and that really surprised me, until I found out about Nexium fracture risk,” he says.
March 19, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Nexium Maker Got Its Patent’s Worth at Patient Expense ]
New York, NY The heartburn drug Nexium is one of the top-selling brand-name drugs in the US, despite Nexium fracture risk caused by vitamin deficiencies and other serious side effects. There are other PPI medications on the market that are safer, cheaper and equally effective. Add the recent analysis by Consumer Reports concluding that Nexium is overused and consumers should question why they are still taking this drug.
February 17, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Nexium Fracture Claim Accepted by Attorney ]
Crystal River, FL “When the LawyersandSettlements attorney accepted my case, I found out that they have an entire Nexium division to handle so many claims,” says Julieann. “I shouldn’t be surprised at the number of lawsuits because I too suffered a Nexium fracture!”
January 30, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Life Before and After Nexium ]
Lake Placid, NY “Before taking Nexium I was in top athletic form,” says Alan, “but Nexium side affects have diminished my quality of life tremendously. I blame the drugmaker and my doctor’s negligence: how could they not warn people about Nexium fractures?”
December 28, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Doctor Tells Patient He Isn’t the First with Nexium Fracture ]
Charleston, WV “I took Nexium for almost four years because my doctor told me it was the best thing out there to treat acid reflux,” says Gerry, who stopped taking the medication after he suffered a fractured rib.
November 29, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Nexium Victims: Take Calcium with Your Nexium Lawsuit ]
Dobson, NC Kenneth has been taking Nexium for about 10 years to treat acid reflux. Unfortunately, Kenneth had no idea how to treat Nexium side effects, particularly bone issues. Patrick, however, knows that Nexium depletes the body of calcium and has been taking supplements, but not before he needed to get three teeth extracted.
October 21, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Nexium Double Whammy ]
Oklahoma City, OK Steve says that Nexium caused a “double whammy”: he suffered a broken rib and was hospitalized for low magnesium levels. “The manufacturer should have been advertising Nexium side effects, especially Nexium fracture risk, instead of promoting it for acid reflux,” Steve says.
- The Catch 22 of PPIs and Nexium Fracture Risk By Gordon Gibb (Sep-30-13)
- Nexium Side Effects Continue to Mount By Gordon Gibb (Aug-19-13)
- “Nexium Made My Life Miserable” By Jane Mundy (Jul-27-13)
- Nexium Side Effects Anything but a Fractured Fairy Tale By Gordon Gibb (Jun-29-13)
- Nexium Fractures: Err on the Side of Concern By Jane Mundy (Jun-18-13)
- Continuing Parade of Plaintiffs Allege Nexium Fracture Risk By Gordon Gibb (May-28-13)
- Nexium Bone Fracture Time Bomb By Jane Mundy (May-7-13)
- What Is the True Cost of Proton Pump Inhibitors? By Heidi Turner (Apr-24-13)
- Attorney: Nexium Patients Should Bring Claims Forward Soon By Heidi Turner (Feb-20-13)