Posted On: December 1, 2011

The Dangers of Proton Pump Inhibitors - It is time for a Black Box Warning

Proton Pump Inhibitor Drugs (PPIs) like Nexium and Prilosec are among the most popular drugs in the world but perhaps they may be the most dangerous when taken over the long-term. I have written about the risks of this class of drugs multiple times in prior blogs (see blogs regarding dependency, bone fractures, infections, among others) but I believe it is necessary at this point to support Public Citizen's petition with the FDA to finally put a Black Box warning on these drugs. see www.citizen.org/petition-asking-fda-to-add-warnings-to ppis.

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