Prilosec Lawsuits

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...

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Those using Prilosec, and similar drugs, are reporting cases of:

  • Acute interstitial nephritis
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Kidney failure
  • Kidney...
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History

Manufacturers AstraZeneca is sued by consumers for incorrect advertising, encouraging patients of Nexium (a nearly identical drug) to switch to Prilosec
Safety warnings of the potential risks of hip, wrist, and spine fractures are released by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for those with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)
A drug safety communication is released by the FDA over the low magnesium levels and long-term use of PPIs
Warnings about PPIs and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) are revealed by the FDA
PPI medications including Prilosec, have a black box warning of potential side effects
It is discovered that PPIs are associated with an increased risk of acute kidney injury, and heart attacks
Further research indicates a 20-50% risk associated with PPIs and chronic kidney disease, with a 96% increase of kidney failure
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What Does Prilosec Do?

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...

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Lawsuit Information on Prilosec

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,...

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Cases Filed Against Prilosec

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...

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