Prilosec Kidney Failure Lawsuits

Prilosec Kidney Failure Lawsuits

There have been recent studies linking PPI Antacid meds including Prilosec to an increased risk of kidney failure. The Journal of the American Society of Nephrology conducted a study and concluded that Prilosec can cause an 98% greater risk of kidney damage. The same Prilosec study concluded that Prilosec causes a 26% increased risk of chronic kidney disease. The JAMA Internal Medicine also conducted another Prilosec which states that PPI's like Prilosec causes a 20 to 50% greater rish of chronic kidney disease. Prilosec was approved by the FDA in the late 80's as a drug that helped combat GERD or acid reflux disease and also certain ulcers. There have been Prilosec lawsuit filed over these kidney side effects.

There are other PPI drugs that also have been updated by the FDA to include the risk of kidney disease, they include Nexium, Protonix, Dexilant and Vimovo. The Prilosec lawsuits are claiming that the manufacturers of Prilosec "Failed to Warn" patients and doctors of these very dangerous kidney disease risks. The company AstraZeneca is the maker of both Nexium and Prilosec. In addition to the risk of kidney disease, there have be reports of other Prilosec side effects including acute kidney injury, acute interstitial nephritis and renal failure. There was also a study in Germany that claims these drugs like Prilosec cause an increased risk of dementia. Some of these heartburn drugs have also been linked to Nephritis, which is the sudden inflmmation of the kidneys. There are reports of a recent Prilosec lawsuit being filed in Tennessee by a man who used Prilosec and Nexium and developed kidney failure, interstitial nephritis, renal failure, and suffered a heart attack. The Prilosec lawsuit was filed by a law firm out of Chicago, IL. Personal Injury law firms are advertising for Prilosec lawsuit, claiming that the manufacturers of drugs like Prilosec spent millions of dollars advertising the benefits of Prilosec despite knowing of these possibly deadly side effects. They also claim the company had a duty to warn customers of the side effects of Prilosec.

How to File a Prilosec Lawsuit

If you were prescribed Prilosec or any other heartburn related drug and then suffered Kidney issues, you may be entitled to file a Prilosec lawsuit. Every state is different in terms of the statue of limitations, so it's best to file your Prilosec as soon as possible. The law firm works on a contigency basis, which means there are no cost associated with filing a Prilosec Kindey Lawsuit. Every Prilosec lawsuit is different. Our Prilosec lawyers will review your information and help advise on the best course of action in order to receive a maximum recovery. Complete the form on the right for a free Prilosec case evaluation.

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