Study Suggests Heartburn Meds-Superbug Infections Link

MONDAY, March 27, 2017 -- Patients who take certain heartburn medications may be more likely to suffer recurrent bouts of a common " superbug " infection, a new study suggests. Proton pump inhibitors, such as Prilosec, Prevacid and Nexium, or...
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TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2020 -- Common heartburn meds may foster the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the gut, a new research review suggests. In an analysis of 12 past studies, researchers found that, overall, the evidence supports a link:...
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(Natural News) Proton pump inhibitors are used by millions of people looking for heartburn relief, but new evidence shows that these drugs may come at an unexpected cost. Microbiologists from Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust have found that patients taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are at markedly greater risk of catching drug-resistant bacterial infections. With drug-resistant microbes...
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There is an increased risk of recurrent Clostridium difficile - which causes diarrhea - with the use of heartburn medications, researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota have found.
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Doctors offer advice to patients already taking medicines for acid reflux and other common digestive woes
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Title: Study Suggests Heartburn Meds-Superbug Infections LinkCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/27/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Recurring bouts of C. difficile were more common in those who took drugs that lower stomach acid
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Recurring bouts of C. difficile were more common in those who took drugs that lower stomach acid Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Clostridium Difficile Infections, Heartburn, Medicines
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