Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI)

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Popular Heartburn Drugs Linked to Increased Risk of Kidney Disease

Patients who use a class of heartburn medications known as proton pump inhibitors may face an increased risk of chronic kidney disease, according to a 2017 study. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University found that patients taking PPIs are 20 to 50% more likely to develop kidney disease that those who did not use the heartburn drugs. (more…)

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