Heartburn meds could lead to kidney damage, study finds

Published Apr 28 2021 at 2:34 AM GMT
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  • Long-term use of certain heartburn medications could lead to serious kidney damage, a new study shows.
  • It looked at the use of "proton pump inhibitors," sold under brand names including Prevacid, Prilosec and Nexium.
  • An estimated 15 million Americans use these medications regularly.
  • Dr David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the findings.




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  • Published Apr 28, 2021 2:34 AM GMT