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    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    5/31/2011 10:14:08 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I've been on this medication for about 3 weeks(worked very well on the heartburn)...two days ago developed heart fluttering and chest pain and pressure... quit taking this and my chest is beginning to feel better, but the heart burn is back.

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    5/29/2011 11:42:26 AM

    Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I had been on Aciphex for many years, but all of the suuden it stopped working. My doctor recently switched me to Dexilant, and it really works great for my symptoms. However, now it is causing diarrhea, and I'm losing weight. I didn't think the medicine was the culprit, but when I read the side effects diarrhea was the first one listed. It bums me out, because the medicine works great, bu ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    5/12/2011 4:31:02 PM

    Reviewer: nurse pt, 55-64 Female 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 been taking this medication for 2 weeks and have had horrible leg and foot cramping for the last 3 nights. I never had this kind of problem before and don't know if this is related to the drug or not. My reflux symptoms are so much better. Has anyone else had cramping in addition to muscle pain or by itself?

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    5/10/2011 1:49:50 AM

    Reviewer: 35-44 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 have been on everything out there for the past 20 years and nothing has been effective for me till i had an EGD and i am very happy with this product

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    5/9/2011 11:07:49 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Very in shape 35 yr. old was on Protonix for 10 yrs. 8 days on Dexilant and feel horrible. Headache and night sweats like crazy. All bloated and wish I could go to bathroom. Feels like what I expect menopause to. Giving up on this drug.

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