Some Acid Reflux Meds can Cause Health Problems

Your Health Minute

Acid reflux meds have side effects.

In Your Health Minute, researchers in Hong Kong followed over 60-thousand adults being treated for acid reflux.

Patients taking proton pump inhibitors had double the risk of developing stomach cancer over the next seven years.

Those who took PPI’s daily for more than one year had the highest risk.

Other reflux medications, however, like Pepcid and Zantac were not linked to stomach cancer.

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