Dangerous Drug: Proton Pump Inhibitor
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Medical experts have found that prolonged usage of proton pump inhibitor
(PPI) medication can put those who use it at higher risk for chronic kidney
disease. PPIs are commonly prescribed to those who suffer from heartburn
and acid reflex – the drug acts as a wall that blocks acid release
into the stomach.
If you’ve suffered a medical complication while using PPI medications,
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Complications from PPIs
According to a study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association,
patients who had a history of taking PPIs were 20 to 50 percent more likely
to develop chronic kidney disease. Although the medication is known to
increase the risk of acute kidney complications in those who already have
a pre-existing conditions, the new study included only those who have
never experienced renal complications.
Common PPI medications include, but are not limited to:
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