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Reflux Medication (PPIs) Increases the Risk of Heart Attack

Reflux Medication (PPIs) Increases the Risk of Heart Attack

Published on June 29 by

After reviewing the records of 2.9 million patients, researchers found that people who take proton pump inhibitors (Nexium, Prilosec, Protonix, Dexilant, etc) are 16-21% more likely to suffer from a myocardial infarction (a heart attack). They determined that for every 4357 people who used PPIs for 14 days, there would be one additional heart attack […]

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