Another reason not to stay on Proton Pump Inhibitors if you can sensibly live without.
(I do wonder with whom these PPIs are "popular". )
Popular Acid Reflux Drugs Are Linked To Kidney Disease Risk
Updated January 12, 20165:10 PM ET Published January 11, 201611:19 AM ET
People who take certain popular medicines for heartburn, indigestion and acid reflux may want to proceed more cautiously, researchers reported Monday.
The drugs, known as proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs), appear to significantly elevate the chances of developing chronic kidney disease, according to a study involving more than 250,000 people.
More to read and a link to the broadcast version - have not listened as I will not install Adobe Flash Player just for this...