Popular Stomach Acid Meds Linked to Increased Death Rate

A new study by Washington University School of Medicine says popular medications to reduce stomach acid  (such as Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, and others) may be linked to some serious side-effects including death. The drugs fall into a class called proton pump inhibitors (PPI's) UNMC/Nebraska Medicine gastroenterologist Dr. Alex Hewlett told us more about the use of PPI's and how long term use will increase your risk of side effects. 

 
Gary Sadlemyer and KFAB's Morning News

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