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    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    12/3/2015 10:30:03 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have a hiatal hernia and GERD. I also take a PPI but carafate helps when I have breakthrough symptoms. It tastes awful and makes me slightly nauseous, but it's better than the GERD!

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    6/3/2015 3:40:19 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have a hiatal hernia which lead to esophagitis. I seemed to have a remission for about a year when I started drinking aloe vera juice (look in this, it helps acid reflux) but I have a bit of a return of my acid symptoms so I'm back on this medicine which has worked pretty well in the past. Chest bloating, mild chest pain. A little tip to save money, get the cheaper pill form and a pill cr ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    4/20/2015 10:10:37 AM

    Reviewer: dl2015, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After taking this medicine for a week, I started having constipation despite Miralax every night, high fiber diet + 8 glasses of water/day. Finally had to quit b/c it "paralyzed" my colon and I was unable to have a bm. It took 3 days of Milk of Magnesia and another week before I was able to go - then developed crampy diarrhea. I will NEVER use Carafate again!!!!

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    3/4/2014 3:26:27 PM

    Reviewer: backpacker, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    After 10yrs and 3 ER visits for food logged in my throat and 1 OR procedure I'm now symptom free thanks to 900 Carafate 1GM/10ml SUS AXCA. This is a Liquid. Here is what I do. 1) 1 Aciphex 20mg tablet at 8pm. 2) 1 tablespoon of Liquid Carafate at 9pm. 3) 1 tablespoon of Liquid Rolaids at 10pm. In Less than 1 week almost all my symptoms has disappeared. I hope you get the same results. I ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    11/17/2013 10:23:02 AM

    Reviewer: EGFlorida, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    It works. Nothing else did. Pain relief is wonderful and life-changing. Abdominal inflammation is relieved and getting better all the time.

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