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Common antacid raises risk of heart attack
Common antacid raises risk of heart attack (June 10, 2015 - Insidermedicine) From Houston - A new report published in PLOS ONE finds a common antacid that may raise risk of heart attack. Researchers studied 16 million clinical documents that were taken from 2.9 million patients. Researchers analyzed individuals who had no history of heart disease and were taking a commonly prescribed antacid drug for acid reflux, known as proton pump inhibitors. Results showed that those taking these drugs were at 16-21% increased risk of heart attack when compared to those not taking the drug.
 
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