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Nexium/Prilosec/Prevacid Lawsuits

 
prilosec-otcNexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid are FDA approved over-the-counter Proton Pump Inhibitors that are used to treat heartburn and acid reflux. However, recent studies have shown that these Proton Pump Inhibitors have been linked to serious kidney failure injuries such as:

  • Acute Interstitial Nephritis
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Chronic Kidney Disease

 

Nexium/Prilosec/Prevacid Lawyers Are Ready to Help

nexiumContact our Nexium/Prilosec/Prevacid Lawyers to review whether you or a loved one may be entitled to financial compensation. Levy Konigsberg LLP is currently accepting Nexium/Prilosec/Prevacid cases in all 50 states.

If you or a loved one suffered one or more of these complications, you may be entitled to a cash award and compensation for medical expenses. For a free confidential consultation with Nexium/Prilosec/Prevacid Lawyers at our law firm, please call 1-800-988-8005 or submit an email inquiry above.
 

What Are Proton Pump Inhibitors?

Proton Pump Inhibitors, such as Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid, are over-the-counter medications that work by reducing the amount of stomach acid made by glands in the lining the stomach and are used to relieve symptoms of acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which food or liquid moves up from the stomach to the esophagus. Proton Pump Inhibitors can also be used to treat stomach ulcers and for damage to the lower esophagus caused by acid reflux.

The most common Proton Pump Inhibitors are:

  • Nexium (esomeprazole);
  • Prilosec (omeprazole);
  • Prevacid (lansoprazole).

 

What is Happening with Proton Pump Inhibitors?

Recent studies conducted by leading medical journals have discovered a direct link between Proton Pump Inhibitor use and severe kidney complications.

http://jasn.asnjournals.org/content/early/2016/04/13/ASN.2015121377.abstract

http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2481157

http://cmajopen.ca/content/3/2/E166.full
 

Nexium/Prilosec/Prevacid Side Effects and Complications

Kidney complications caused by Proton Pump Inhibitors may include:

  • Acute Interstitial Nephritis;
  • Acure Kidney Injury;
  • Chronic Kidney Disease;
  • End-Stage Renal Disease;
  • Dialysis;
  • Kidney Failure;
  • Death.

 

Nexium/Prilosec/Prevacid Lawyers Are Ready to Help

Contact our Nexium/Prilosec/Prevacid Lawyers to review whether you or a loved one may be entitled to financial compensation. Levy Konigsberg LLP is currently accepting Nexium/Prilosec/Prevacid cases in all 50 states.

If you or a loved one suffered one or more of these complications, you may be entitled to a cash award and compensation for medical expenses. For a free confidential consultation with Nexium/Prilosec/Prevacid Lawyers at our law firm, please call 1-800-988-8005 or submit an email inquiry above.

 

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