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    Condition: Head Pain
    11/8/2015 2:02:12 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My first Excedrin Extra Stregnth for a mild headache. One and a half hrs. later extreme abdominal pain, rapid heartbeat, extreme shaking, nausea and loss of appetite nearly sending me to ER with a severe reaction Lasting 30+ hrs.. Just a warning this can and does happen.

    Condition: Head Pain
    11/2/2014 7:59:47 PM

    Reviewer: Female

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I'm a 44 year- old female and occasionally get mild to moderate headaches from daily stress and some prescription meds I take daily. Motrin 200 mg, Aleve, Advil and even Motrin 600 don't work for me! All junk. Extra Strength Excedrin is a miracle wonder drug for me!! Rarely, do I even need to take two caplets and when I take one, I feel relief within 15 minutes!!! I highly recommend th ... Show Full Comment

    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

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