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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 »