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Proton Pump Inhibitors Side Effects

Do you suffer from indigestion, heartburn or other digestive problems.  Perhaps you’ve been diagnosed with GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease).  This used to be called heartburn but now it’s been allocated a fancy name and given the class of a ‘disease’.  It is a condition we’ve brought upon ourselves and it’s often being wrongly diagnosed which leads to inappropriate medication which can be detrimental to your health!

over the counter NexiumNow an ‘over the counter’ drug

If you have been prescribed with a PPI (proton pump inhibitor) drug, no doubt it will be something like Nexium (esomeprazole), Prilosec (omeprazole), Protonix (pantoprazole), Prevacid (lansoprazole) or Zegerid (omeprazole) for example.  But now these drugs can be bought without a prescription, known as an over the counter drug.  This means you can buy them willy nilly and poison yourself even quicker than if you’d gone to the doctor for some. Continue reading Proton Pump Inhibitors Side Effects