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Proton pump inhibitors implicated in chronic kidney disease Print E-mail
Written by Sydney Lupkin & Pauline Bartolone | KHN   
Monday, 22 May 2017 00:00

Recent research has linked the proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, to serious side effects, including chronic kidney disease, and recently filed lawsuits allege, among other things, that the manufacturers should have known of their potential harms. The risk of chronic kidney disease is as much as 50 percent higher in people who've taken the drug compared with those who've not - although no causative link has been proven and manufacturers insist they are safe.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 17:02
 


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