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Another Generic Version of Nexium Has Arrived – But the Same Problems Remain

Nexium recently became much cheaper as Perrigo PLC began delivering its own over-the-counter generic version of esomeprazole magnesium earlier this month. Perrigo's generic form of this popular and easily available heartburn medication received FDA approval on September 27; within a week, it was for sale at grocery and drug...

Despite Reports of Nexium Injuries and Growing Litigation, the FDA Approves OTC Generic Version

While reports of injuries and death due to the side effects of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) continue to rise, the FDA has granted approval for a generic “store brand” version of Nexium 24HR, an over-the-counter version of esomeprazole magnesium. The manufacturer, Dublin-based Perrigo Company PLC, plans to launch its...

New Study Indicates That Nexium, Prilosec and Other Proton Pump Inhibitors May Be Fatal

A new study from the Washington University School of Medicine involving 350,000 VA patients has found that proton pump inhibitors, such as Nexium and Prilosec can raise the risk of premature death by as much as 25 percent compared to H2 blockers such as Pepcid and Zantac. Considering that...

Yet Another Side Effect From Prilosec and Nexium: Higher Rates of Pneumonia in Dementia Patients

It appears that there is no end to the list of side effects caused by use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) such as Prilosec and Nexium. They have been linked to kidney damage, elevated risk of stroke, accelerated aging, colitis, osteoporosis, fluid accumulation in the abdominal cavity and dementia....
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Nexium & Prilosec — Kidney Damage, Elevated Stroke Risk, Accelerated Aging and Dementia, and Now – Colitis

On top of numerous other side effects attributable to frequent use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) – which include kidney disease, elevated risk of stroke, Alzheimer's and more – drugs such as Nexium and Prilosec are now implicated in a recurrent antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection.The study, published this month in...
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Proton Pump Inhibitors Linked To Kidney Damage

Popular proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) such as omeprazole (Prilosec) and esomeprazole (Nexium) have long been popular for treating acid reflux and heartburn. Used short term or occasionally, they are relatively harmless.However, many people take them on a regular basis over extended periods, and suffer serious side effects as...

Proton Pump Inhibitors and Kidney Stones

Frequent and prolonged use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) such as Prilosec and Nexium has been implicated in a wide range of health issues that include arterial injury, osteoporosis, dementia, ascetes (fluid build-up in the abdominal cavity) and kidney disease. On the matter of kidneys, recent research now shows...

Nexium & Prilosec Increase Risk of Stroke According to American Heart Association

The use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) such as Nexium and Prilosec for the treatment of heartburn has been linked to numerous side effects, leading to such conditions as kidney disease, osteoporosis, arterial injuries and buildup of serous fluid in the abdomen (a condition known as ascetes). Now, new...
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Nexium and Prilosec: Speeding Up The Aging Process

A recent study published in the journal Circulation Research indicates that regular, long-term users of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are risking artery damage, kidney failure, heart attacks and dementia. While these health issues are not confined to the elderly, they are often associated with the aging process.The study...
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Nexium and Prilosec Linked to Ascites

So far, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) like Nexium and Prilosec have been connected to a host of harmful side effects, ranging from kidney disease and arterial injuries to the development of dementia. However, that doesn't appear to be the end of it. A recent study indicates that the use...
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