Omeprazole Capsules (New - Discontinuation)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - July 10, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Zydus gets USFDA nod to market drugs for stomach ailments
"Zydus Cadila has received the final approval from USFDA to market Omeprazole and Sodium bicarbonate capsules 20 mg/1100 mg (OTC)," the company said in a filing to BSE. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - March 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Proton Pump Inhibitors Not Tied to Hip Fractures in Alzheimer's Patients
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... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Common Heartburn Meds Show Ties to Kidney Trouble
SATURDAY, Nov. 4, 2017 -- If you ' re one of the millions of Americans who takes one of a class of anti-reflux meds such as Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid, take heed: These drugs have been linked to higher odds of kidney trouble. The study couldn ' t... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 4, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Popular Over-The-Counter Antacids Could Increase The Risk Of Stomach Cancer
This study was not able to prove that the medications lead to a higher risk of gastric cancer, it just suggested an association. They also studied conflicts with another recent study that suggested no increased risk of stomach cancer with these medications. That said, doctors and patients should exercise caution when using them over a long period of time.   (Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire)
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Acid reflux drugs could double your risk of stomach cancer
Researchers from the University of Hong Kong and University College London found that acid reflux medications, such as Prilosec, could double your risk of developing stomach cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acid reflux drugs linked to increased stomach cancer risk
Conclusion PPIs are commonly used medicines for acid reflux. This may seem like alarming news for the many people in the UK who take them, but it's important to remember that the overall risk of stomach cancer is still very low. This study has several limitations that mean we should be cautious about the results: This type of study can't prove PPIs caused the increased risk of cancer. The increased risk could be down to other factors. Researchers were unable to adjust their figures to take account of some relevant confounding factors, such as alcohol and tobacco use, as these weren't routinely recorded. Almost all the pati...
Source: NHS News Feed - November 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer Source Type: news

Prilosec vs. Zantac
Title: Prilosec vs. ZantacCategory: MedicationsCreated: 11/1/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/1/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - November 1, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Yosprala (Aspirin and Omeprazole Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - October 18, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Can You Develop a Tolerance for Prilosec?
Title: Can You Develop a Tolerance for Prilosec?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 9/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - September 18, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Heartburn drugs like Nexium and Prilosec don't raise Alzheimer's risk: study
Widely used heartburn drugs, including Prilosec and Nexium, do not appear to increase Alzheimer's disease risk, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's: Study
Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's
Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Drug Safety, Heartburn (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 18, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news