This Alert Affects: Patients who used proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and developed kidney problems.
What Are PPIs?
PPIs are most commonly used to treat ulcers and acid reflux. Brand names include Nexium, Prevacid, Protonix, Prilosec, Dexilant, Aciphex, Kapidex and Zegerid. PPIs are available both over the counter and by prescription.