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Advocacy Group to FDA: Acid Reflux Drugs Should Have Black Box Warnings


8/24/2011 8:18:40 AM

Withdrawal from PPIs (proton pump inhibitors) can lead to severe rebound acid secretion, a complication that can force users to become dependent on them - this should be mentioned in a black-box warning, consumer group Public Citizen has told the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). Examples of PPIs include, Dexilant, Vimovo, Prilosec OTC, Prevacid 24-Hr, Zegerid, Zegerid OTC, Prevacid, Nexium, , Prilosec, Protonix, and Aciphex.

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