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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Excedrin Extra Strength Oral.

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28 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Head Pain
8/2/2014 5:56:16 PM

Reviewer: Lil, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Took this for a rather persistent and terrible headache before classes, ended up being dizzy to the point which I could barely walk, had a burning sensation in my stomach and weak limbs, extremely fast and weak heartbeat, worse headache than before such that my vision was being affected, and a ringing in my ears. I honestly thought I was going to die it was one of the scariest experiences of my li ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Head Pain
12/16/2013 11:39:48 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have taken Excedrin for years! Recently, I have been experiencing heartburn. I though it was some new supplements that I have been taking (Ginger). I stopped taking the Ginger, but still had the heartburn. Today, I started to get a headache, so I took 2 Excedrin as I always do. Within minutes, the heartburn returned. I did a little research on the side effects of Excedrin, and found heartburn wa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Head Pain
7/13/2013 11:16:12 AM

Reviewer: 3dsmom, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I first took this about 3 months ago for headaches because my boyfriend said it really works. My heart started racing, my head pounded and I was nauseous. I was so scared I had to be brought to the ER for the 1st time in my life. Thought I was having a heart attack or stroke(I am 49, don't smoke & only drink socially,was running 5 miles a day and was not on any meds). Ended up being put on ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Head Pain
7/16/2012 12:21:30 PM

Reviewer: Diana, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I took excedrin for 30 years while I was working, and it got me through any pain I had!It worked within 10 mins, and I only needed to take one pill when ever I needed it! Why did they take it off the market?

Condition: Head Pain
4/25/2012 10:00:30 PM

Reviewer: EXEEDRIN EXTASTRANGTH, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
well nothing is better than EXEEDRIN EXTRASTRENTG FOR MANY YEARS I BEEN TAKE THIS PILL IT'S VERY GOOD I TRAY ALL KIND AS TYLENOL AND NOTHING ONLY THIS PILL NO MATTER WHAT EXEEDRIN IS THE BEST PLEASE RETUNIG BACK TO THE FARMACY, THANK YOU FOR YOU HELP.

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