Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) are often used to treat conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), dyspepsia, acid reflux, and peptic or stomach ulcers. Common names for PPIs include

  • Prilosec
  • Prevacid
    Ppi
  • AcipHex
  • Protonix
  • Nexium
  • Zegerid
  • Dexilant
  • Vimovo

PPIs have been linked to various kidney injuries. These include interstitial nephritis and inflammation of the kidneys which can result in a chronic or permanent injury. Since 2007, there have been no warnings or label changes in spite of overwhelming evidence that taking PPIs result in various kidney injuries.

A study released in 2016 by the Journal of American Society of Nephrology found that 96% of patients taking a PPI had an increased risk of developing kidney failure, and 28% of patients had an increased risk for developing kidney disease.

If you or a loved one has suffered kidney injuries as a result of PPI use, please call today to schedule your FREE consultation with Tucson Attorney Sarah J. Showard to discuss your case: (520) 622-3344 or toll free (866) 307-2147

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