When Did Protonix Go Generic?

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Can Acid-Reducing Stomach Medication (Protonix) Cause Osteoporosis?


Yes, acid-reducing medications can cause bone loss.  Many medications and medical disorders can cause bone loss; but in this article we'll only be looking at the effects of proton pump inhibitors like, Protonix®, Prilosec®, and Prevacid®, etc.


What are proton pump inhibitors?


Proton pump inhibitors (PPI's) are medications taken for various stomach disorders and an over-production of stomach acid.  Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and ulcers are two of the disorders that can...

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