Prevacid News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/2/2018
11/1/2017
8/18/2017
Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's: Study

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

7/3/2017
Can Your Heartburn Meds Shorten Your Life?

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

6/28/2017
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

4/14/2016
Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Disease in Study

But finding can't show whether drugs are directly responsible

2/15/2016
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

10/27/2015
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

12/2/2014
Antacids May Improve Head and Neck Cancer Survival

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

11/25/2014
Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs?

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

6/12/2014
Take Heartburn Medicines Before Breakfast for Best Effect

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

12/10/2013
Acid-Reflux Drugs Tied to Lower Levels of Vitamin B-12

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

2/22/2013
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

2/20/2013
Magnetic Implant May Ease Chronic Acid Reflux

Study found device allowed some heartburn patients to stop taking medication

2/1/2012
Heartburn Drugs May Raise Fracture Risk in Older Women

Especially true for current or former smokers, researchers say

9/29/2011
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

5/10/2010
Stomach Acid Drugs Come With Dangers, Studies Show

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

8/11/2008
Powerful Antacid Drugs Raise Fracture Risk

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

6/2/2008
Anemia Drugs May Speed Tumor Growth in Some Cancer Patients

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

12/26/2006
Powerful Antacids Boost Chances of Hip Fracture

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

10/21/2002
Heartburn Drug May Relieve Severe Asthma

Benefits of Prevacid confined to those taking several asthma drugs

1/10/2002
Heartburn Drug May Ease Eating Disorder Complication

Proton-pump inhibitor helps restore metabolism balance

5/8/2001
Surgery No Savior for Severe Heartburn

Complications, cancer risk aren't lowered