Patients using drugs such as Prilosec to treat acid reflux and heartburn have a 20-50% increased risk of developing fatal kidney disease. Manufacturers of these medications are being sued by countless patients, for their inability to warn consumers of harmful risks associated with taking the drug. Lawsuits...Read More
Prilosec is the name of AstraZeneca's generic omeprazole, which is used to provide persistant heartburn relief. This slow-release prescription medication is used for patients who suffer from regular heartburn or acid reflux, for relief of symptoms occurring more than twice a week, without being remedied by a changed diet.
Over the counter Prilosec was recommended by Consumer Reports...Read More
Despite further FDA warning about acute kidney injury in April 2015, and chronic kidney disease as well as dementia in February 2016, these warnings have still not been listed on the label of Prilosec. The lawsuits against AstraZeneca claim that the manufacturer was negligent in carrying out adequate safety inspections; misrepresented side effects to medical professionals,...Read More
There are many claims against AstraZeneca for Prilosec, with many more lawsuits still ongoing. One class action lawsuit against the manufacturing company alleges that the marketing campaign of...Read More