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Proton Pump Inhibitor kidney injury claims MDL request renewed

July 6, 2017 - Evidence of adverse side effects, some life threatening, continues to grow, linking PPI use to Acute Kidney Injury (AKI or Acute Renal Failure) and Chronic Kidney Disease. Read More


Lawsuits increase as research linking Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) heartburn drugs and kidney damage mounts

March 1, 2017 - A 1992 study first linked PPI use to Acute Interstitial Nephritis (AIN), inflammation in the spaces between the kidney tubules. Later studies linked PPI use with an increased risk of Acute... Read More


Possible serious side effects of PPI heartburn drugs include increased risk of kidney disease

June 29, 2016 - The research looked at the treatment of nearly 200,000 patients for more than five years and found approximately 20 percent higher risk of kidney disease in PPI users. Read More


Prescription, OTC proton heartburn meds linked to wrist, hip, spine fractures

May 26, 2010 - Taking certain drugs to treat symptoms of heartburn, acid reflux or ulcers may increase your risk of hip, wrist and spine fractures, warns the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The... Read More


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