Tag Archives: Heartburn

FDA finds impurity in popular heartburn medicine Zantac that could cause cancer – CNBC

Zantac tablets Source: Wikipedia Federal health officials have learned that Sanofi‘s heartburn medication Zantac includes an impurity that could cause cancer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday. The probe comes after Valisure, an online pharmacy company, said it alerted the FDA that it found NDMA in Zantac. The FDA said it has been… Read More »

Is Your Heartburn Medication Putting You At Higher Risk For A Hip Fracture?

According to new data from a recent meta-analysis, persons taking oral proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be at an elevated risk of sustaining a hip fracture.  The elevated risk, however, was not found among those taking H2-receptor antagonists (H2RA). 3-D schematic of the hip joint.( Courtesy, Getty images)Getty PPIs and H2RAs are commonly prescribed for… Read More »

Kirkland Signature Esomeprazole Magnesium Acid reducer 42 capsules compare to Nexium 24 hour Delayed-release capsules 20mg Treats frequent heartburn

Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs), the newest class of heartburn medications, actually deactivate the pumps in the stomach lining from producing acid, significantly inhibiting acid production (and its overproduction) at the source. PPIs are available over-the-counter or as a prescription to treat ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and erosive esophagitis. PPIs include Kirkland Signature Esomeprazole Magnesium… Read More »

Nexium 24HR (20mg, 42 Count) Delayed Release Heartburn Relief Tablets, Esomeprazole Magnesium Acid Reducer

Get 24-hour relief from frequent heartburn with Nexium 24HR Tablets. It provides the same complete protection (3) from frequent heartburn in easy-to-swallow tablets. Nexium 24HR tablets work by blocking acid directly at the source, giving you 24 hours of protection (4) from frequent heartburn. Just one tablet a day provides all-day, all-night protection (4) from… Read More »