Prevacid News

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Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's: Study

Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia

Can Your Heartburn Meds Shorten Your Life?

Study found association between prolonged use of certain drugs and increased risk of early death

Popular Heartburn Meds Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study

New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline

Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Disease in Study

But finding can't show whether drugs are directly responsible

Widely Used Heartburn Drugs Linked to Dementia Risk in Study

Research finds association among users over age 75, but can't prove the medications cause memory problems

Chronic Heartburn Drugs Tied to Higher Risk of Kidney Disease

But studies weren't designed to prove proton pump inhibitors are responsible for the increase

Antacids May Improve Head and Neck Cancer Survival

Reason for benefit unclear, more research is needed, study author says

Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs?

Study suggests class of meds upset healthy balance of bacteria in the gut

Take Heartburn Medicines Before Breakfast for Best Effect

Too many patients unaware that timing is key to treatment, study finds

Acid-Reflux Drugs Tied to Lower Levels of Vitamin B-12

Study found risk of deficiency rose with longer use, higher doses

Heartburn Meds May Often Be Taken for Too Long, at Too-High Doses

Study of U.S. veterans found many stay on drugs such as Prilosec for months, years without reevaluation

Magnetic Implant May Ease Chronic Acid Reflux

Study found device allowed some heartburn patients to stop taking medication

Heartburn Drugs May Raise Fracture Risk in Older Women

Especially true for current or former smokers, researchers say

No One Treatment for Acid Reflux Clearly Better Than Another: Study

Both medications and surgical treatments can work, but none of the options was clear winner

Stomach Acid Drugs Come With Dangers, Studies Show

Potential side effects of popular proton pump inhibitors should not be ignored

Powerful Antacid Drugs Raise Fracture Risk

Proton pump inhibitors taken for more than 7 years quadrupled chance of hip breaks, study finds

Anemia Drugs May Speed Tumor Growth in Some Cancer Patients

Widely prescribed blood-boosters might stimulate malignant cells, hasten death, study says

Powerful Antacids Boost Chances of Hip Fracture

Using proton pump inhibitors for more than a year raised risk by 44 percent, study finds

Heartburn Drug May Relieve Severe Asthma

Benefits of Prevacid confined to those taking several asthma drugs

Heartburn Drug May Ease Eating Disorder Complication

Proton-pump inhibitor helps restore metabolism balance

Surgery No Savior for Severe Heartburn

Complications, cancer risk aren't lowered