Powerful Antacids Raise Chances of Fracture
...isk of bone breaks. Common proton pump inhibitors include Prilosec, Prevacid and Nexium, while common histamine-2 receptor antagonists include Pepcid, tagamet
and Zantac. These drugs are typically used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
"The medicines may increase the risk of fracture," said...