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Basis of the Nexium Lawsuit

The Prilosec & Nexium lawsuit is against the drug manufacturer for failure to warn about the risk of kidney failure. The lawsuits allege that the manufacturer failed to warn both the patients and doctors of kidney risk. Prilosec and Nexium lawyers argue that patients would have chosen alternative medications if warnings were provided.

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The Nexium attorneys also argue that physicians would have monitored their patient’s kidneys closer while taking the medication. Prilosec and Nexium are proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which treat acid-related stomach issues.   But these commonly prescribed pills can cause serious damage to your kidneys, such as:

  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Interstitial Nephritis, the swelling of inflammation in the space between the tubules that make up the kidney
  • Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
  • End-Stage Kidney or Renal Failure

At its most severe levels, kidney disease caused by medication can result in:

  • The need for dialysis
  • The need for a kidney transplant
  • Death from a medical condition involving loss of kidney function

Nexium Uses

Prilosec and Nexium are primarily for the treatment of acid reflux.  Examples of common acid reflux related conditions treated by Prilosec and Nexium include:

  • Damage to the lining of the esophagus
  • Stomach, gastric or peptic ulcers
  • Stomach infections
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Heartburn
  • Acid indigestion

Injuries & Side Effects

The most serious potential side effects caused through the use of Nexium & Prilosec are strokes, bone fractures, acute kidney injury (AKI), renal failure, and heart damage.

People who take multiple daily doses for a long period of time (year or longer), especially those 50 years of age or older, have an increased risk of fractures of the hip, wrist, and spine.

If you or a loved one has experienced any of the above symptoms while or after taking this drug please contact the lawyers at Allen and Abaray

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Florida Nexium Law Firm

For over twenty years, the law firm of Allen & Abaray, P.A. has provided exceptional statewide representation for injury victims, and the families of those who are injured or killed by the conduct of others. While our personal injury lawyers are based in Lakeland, we represent clients throughout the State of Florida.

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Allen & Abaray, P.A. offers a free consultation in all personal injury cases. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in any type of accident, call (863) 669-9999 or toll-free at (877) 669-6899 today to speak with a Lakeland personal injury attorney about your case. We won’t charge an attorney’s fee unless we recover money for your injuries.*

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