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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Helidac Oral.

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23 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Ulcer of Duodenum caused by Bacteria Helicobacter Pylori
1/25/2013 9:50:49 PM

Reviewer: Sapphyr72, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
The side effects are worse than the reason for taking the medication. I had diarrhea for two weeks, black tongue and excruiating abdominal pain.

Condition: Ulcer of Duodenum caused by Bacteria Helicobacter Pylori
10/2/2010 4:56:37 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
hard to remember to take the medication. Has to stop with the yellow and black capsule, as it made my symptoms worse. Doctor had already told me if it did to leave it off. It wasn't that bad to take, just keeping up with it or being where it was available to take 4 times a day.

Condition: Ulcer of Duodenum caused by Bacteria Helicobacter Pylori
8/3/2010 5:17:22 PM

Reviewer: Adam, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Get a second opinion before taking this drug combo. The pain and discomfort of the side effects are worse than the ulcer.

Condition: Ulcer of Duodenum caused by Bacteria Helicobacter Pylori
6/17/2010 11:15:47 PM

Reviewer: RhondaK72, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After having issues with swallowing, endoscopy and biopsies of my esophagus, stomach and duodenum revealed that I had H-Pylori bacteria. It cased my stomach and esophagus to become inflamed and an ulcer had developed in my duodenum. The medicine was difficult for me to take and I had all of the side affects (MAJOR FATIGUE, black tongue, black stools, metal taste in mouth), but I managed to force m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Ulcer of Duodenum caused by Bacteria Helicobacter Pylori
6/17/2010 8:01:02 AM

Reviewer: patty, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking this med. for 10 days now I can't eat or sleep and I am having pain in my stomach and stomach feels like it is hard as a rock. stools are dark and pee is also.

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