Home / Word News / Acid reflux drug linked to more than doubled risk of stomach cancer – study

Acid reflux drug linked to more than doubled risk of stomach cancer – study

There are more than 50m prescriptions for proton pump inhibitors in the UK, though they have previously been linked to side-effects and increased risk of death

A drug commonly used to treat acid reflux is linked to a more than doubled risk of developing stomach cancer, researchers have claimed.

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) reduce the amount of acid made by the stomach and are used to treat acid reflux and stomach ulcers.

Continue reading…

About admin

Check Also

Kew Gardens' Temperate House restoration – in pictures

Temperate House, the Grade I listed building at Kew Gardens, is due to reopen in …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *