Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's: Study
FRIDAY, Aug. 18, 2017 -- Widely used heartburn drugs called proton pump inhibitors do not appear to increase Alzheimer's disease risk, according to a new study. Prilosec, Nexium and Prevacid are commonly used proton pump inhibitors. Two previous...
(Karolinska Institutet) Millions of people around the world use acid suppressants called proton pump inhibitors for conditions like heartburn, gastritis and stomach ulcers. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden now report that how the long-term use of these drugs could increase the risk of developing dementia. Their results are published in the journal Alzheimer's&Dementia.
Title: Heartburn Meds Not Tied to Hip Fractures in Alzheimer's PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/15/2018 12:00:00 AM
WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 -- Long-term use of acid-blocking heartburn drugs, such as Nexium and Prilosec, does not increase the risk for hip fractures in people with Alzheimer's disease, a new study finds. These medications belong to a class of...
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Title: Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Widely used heartburn drugs, including Prilosec and Nexium, do not appear to increase Alzheimer's disease risk, according to a new study.
Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia
Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Drug Safety, Heartburn
Title: Popular Heartburn Meds Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/28/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM
Drugs used to treat acid reflux and ulcers don't appear to boost the risk of dementia, as has been previously suspected, new research suggests.