Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid – heartburn drugs – have been linked to increased heart attack risks. These proton pump inhibitor drugs (PPIs) are up to 21% more likely to give their users a heart attack than people who do not use the antacids, according to researchers from Houston (Texas) Methodist and California’s Stanford University. A recent NPR radio report detailed the story on May 11, 2015.
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- NPR: June 11, 2015 Data Dive suggests link between heartburn drugs and heartattacks
- Forbes: May 11, 2015 – Common Acid Reflux Drugs associated with increased risk of Heart Attacks
- Scientific American: Certain Heartburn Drugs linked to increased risk of heart attack
- Nexium Heart Attack Risks