Several treatment options can ease upset stomach
Jan 2, 2016 1:00 AM - Q: I've been taking PPIs for years to treat my heartburn. Now I hear they might increase my risk for a heart attack. Should I stop taking them? A: Proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, are antacid drugs used to treat some ulcers, heartburn (GERD) and other causes of upset stomach. These popular drugs include the brand names Prilosec, Nexium and Prevacid.