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Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/22/2011 12:45:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have taken PPIs for about6 years now. Have tried all but Prevacid was the only thing that seemed to help. My health insurance will no longer pay for PPIs and OTC Prevacid can be expensive if you are on 30-60mg /day. My Dr. recently suggested Dexilant since it would be one pill a day with greater coverage for symptoms. Plus, it has a discount program that you can potentially qualify for. If so, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/20/2011 12:15:42 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking this medicine for 4 weeks now and at first was so HAPPY!! My constant feeling of wanting to throw up from the acid has been reduced but I have had a headache almost every day for the last 2 weeks and dizzy spells that have increasinly become worse each day. I see my Dr in 3 days so I'm going to stop taking for the next 3 days to see if these problems end. I'll wait an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/18/2011 4:09:09 PM

Reviewer: mary, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took dexilant. I had extreme muscle pain in my legs ,upper back . I had to stop taking it. That was after taking it for 6 months. 60 mg once a day. Pretty awful

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/18/2011 4:51:07 AM

Reviewer: gwenn, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i was on Protonix and experiencing chest pain not related to heart,Dr changed to Dexilant seemed great while on samples,now chest pain is back with mild headache and cough. I'm still using Zantac at night. thinking about stopping meds to see if symptoms go away.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/17/2011 2:33:16 PM

Reviewer: debra, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
use to work but now i feel like it causing health problems dizzy,headach pressure in eyes stomach pain and my kidney is painful

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