Acid Reflux PPI Medication Lawsuits for Kidney Problems Will Proceed But Not As Centralized MDL

Acid Reflux PPI Lawsuits for Kidney Disease & Failure

Recently, individuals who have suffered kidney problems after taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), such as Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid and others, asked to have their lawsuits centralized in the federal Middle District of Louisiana in Baton Rouge.  Specifically, they asked the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to create a multidistrict litigation (MDL) docket for the cases. A...

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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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