Heartburn drugs including Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid are associated with kidney disease. Thus, a Prilosec, Nexium, or Prevacid lawsuit may be an option for those who have suffered medical ramifications and/or difficulties after taking the aforementioned heartburn medications.
It’s no secret that millions of Americans use proton pump inhibitors such as Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid to treat acid reflux disease and reduce hydrochloric acid that is produced in the stomach. Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid are known as esomeprazole, which belongs to a group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPI).
Injury Linked to Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid Use
Although PPIs are some of the leading prescribed medications in the United States, their use has been linked to several critical adverse risks and side effects. Such side effects have included severe conditions like chronic kidney disease and acute interstitial nephritis. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a slow and gradual loss of kidney function over a period of several years. Ultimately, CKD leads to kidney failure if not treated correctly.
Common Side Effects
Common side effects of Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid include:
More serious side effects associated with Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid include:
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Mr. Testa, a Nexium Prilosec Prevacid with a national practice who represents members of our society who have been seriously injured or killed due to the irresponsible acts of an individual or company. He is licensed to practice law in Texas, Louisiana, and Florida and admitted to practice in the Southern District of Texas and also in the United States Court of International Trade.