According to data released by the American Society of Nephrology (ASN). ("Acid reflux medications kidney disease May Increase Risk." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 27 October 2015) the over use of anti-acids proton-pump inhibitors type (omeprazole, lansoprazole, etc.), may contribute in some cases , to the emergence or worsening of chronic kidney disease.
This is a warning about the misuse of these drugs, which, although they are useful in controlling the the reflux acidity, should be used under strict medical supervision.
Efforts to limit its use must be continuous, since in many cases, heartburn and reflux can be controlled or reduced by other measures, behavior, diet, exercise, use of other medications, etc.
There is a warning from the medical community, since more than half of patients who use these drugs, do not need them.