Tomorrow JPML Revisits Whether to Consolidate Acid Reflux PPI Medication Lawsuits for Kidney Problems

Acid Reflux PPI Lawsuits for Kidney Disease & Failure

Tomorrow, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) is scheduled to revisit whether to create a multidistrict litigation (MDL) docket for cases filed by individuals who have suffered kidney problems after taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), such as Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid and others. A MDL is a type of legal proceeding that helps federal courts efficiently manage many…

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Acid Reflux PPI Medication Lawsuits for Kidney Disease and Failure – Litigation Update

Acid Reflux PPI Lawsuits for Kidney Disease & Failure

Lawsuits have been and continue to be filed by individuals who have suffered kidney harm from proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), such as Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid and others, including acute interstitial nephritis (AIN), chronic kidney disease (CKD), renal failure, and end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Approximately 27 cases have been filed in federal court.  Plaintiffs have asked…

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Popular Heartburn Drugs Linked to Increased Risk of Kidney Damage

Medical Drug Safety

If you are one of the millions of Americans taking heartburn drugs, such as Prevacid, Prilosec, Nexium, Protonix, Aciphex and others, recent studies suggest you could be at an increased risk of kidney disease, kidney disease progression, and end-stage renal disease. Heartburn drugs are called proton pump inhibitors or “PPIs.” They help people who suffer from regular heartburn,…

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