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Bellwether Trials Scheduled for Prilosec, Nexium Lawsuits

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The first bellwether trial for the multidistrict litigation (MDL) consolidating all federally filed proton pump inhibitor (PPI) lawsuits has been scheduled for November 15, 2021. This MDL has centralized lawsuits filed against the makers of Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid, Protonix, and other PPI medications. Currently, there... Read More

Sharp Increase in Nexium, Prilosec Lawsuits Filed

As more patients become aware of the potential complications associated with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), there have been an increasing number of lawsuits filed against the drug manufacturers. Currently, there are more than 8,400 lawsuits pending regarding the serious complications Nexium, Prilosec, Protonix, Prevacid, and... Read More

New Study Shows Nexium Heightens Risk of Death

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Patients who used Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for heartburn via prescription ran a higher risk of dying than patients prescribed other drugs, a recent study indicates. Researchers in BMJ Open, a medical journal, compared the outcomes of patients who took Nexium and... Read More

Illinois Man Claims Nexium Caused Chronic Kidney Disease

George Mullen demands compensation from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, claiming that the medication Nexium has caused him to suffer from chronic kidney disease. He filed his product liability lawsuit on August 26, 2016 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The plaintiff’s... Read More

Lawsuit Alleges Nexium Use Led to Kidney Failure

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A plaintiff alleges long-term use of the heartburn drug Nexium led to kidney failure and the need for dialysis and a kidney transplant. The plaintiff took Nexium for nearly five years before being diagnosed with interstitial nephritis, a condition that causes inflammation of the kidneys... Read More