Nexium, Aciphex, Protonix, and other "PPI" drugs are being overused

See updated FDA information concerning the association of C. difficile and PPIs

You'll hear that Nexium, Aciphex, Protonix, and other "PPI" drugs are being overused.

These PPIs (proton pump inhibitors) work by reducing stomach acid. That's why these meds are so popular for indigestion and heartburn.

But they're also linked to a higher risk of pneumonia, fractures, low magnesium levels, and other problems.

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