Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)

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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