Acid Reflux News Roundup: Night Time Heartburn – Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) Lawsuit – New Cause of GERD

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> Heartburn – Antidepressants May Be The Answer

I've previously written about a drug I have been prescribed for acid reflux called amitriptylene (generic name Elavil), which works miracles in relieving my heartburn symptoms. It comes from a family of drugs called tricyclic antidepressants which have been in use since the 1950's. In olden days they were also prescribed for bedwetting, so I should be [...]

> Are Proton Pump Inhibitors Safe?

With thanks to www.http://dissidentvoice.org Well, I have been on a strict 30 mg Lanzoprozole (proton pump inhibitor) regime for the last 5 weeks (together with 10 mg of amitriptylene daily) and I have to admit my acid reflux has been so much better. Apart from occasional bouts of low grade heartburn, which has [...]

>More Evidence Against Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI’s)

A recent article published in RefluxMD discusses the latest research into the adverse effects of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI's). This adds to mounting evidence that PPIs increase the risk of pneumonia and Clostridium difficile infections. In the article, they describe how acid suppressive drugs are often used in intensive care patients who require mechanical ventilation to decrease [...]