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Top Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: FDA Issues Warnings on Acid Reflux Drugs

Posted on December 12, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The FDA warned today that use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) — including popular brands such as Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid — may increase the risk of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea. The warning comes after a review of data from the agency’s Adverse Event Reporting System and the medical literature suggested such a link. A … Continue reading Top Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: FDA Issues Warnings on Acid Reflux Drugs

Top Amarillo Product Liability Lawyer Offers Free Consultations: Heartburn Drugs and Stroke Risks

Posted on December 12, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

A popular category of heartburn medications – including Nexium, Prevacid, Prilosec and Protonix – may increase your risk of stroke, a new study suggests. Known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), these drugs increased people’s overall stroke risk by 21 percent, said study lead author Dr. Thomas Sehested. However, the risk appears to be driven by … Continue reading Top Amarillo Product Liability Lawyer Offers Free Consultations: Heartburn Drugs and Stroke Risks

Top Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Commonly Used Heartburn Drugs Could Lead to Kidney Damage

Posted on December 12, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Long-term use of a common type of medication used to treat heartburn, acid reflux, and ulcers may lead to an increased risk of kidney disease and kidney failure, new research shows. The study, published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, adds to prior research that suggests proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs), a group of … Continue reading Top Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Commonly Used Heartburn Drugs Could Lead to Kidney Damage