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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Dexilant oral.

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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

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/14/2011 12:13:08 AM

Reviewer: st. paul 1960, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been very hungry since starting this medication. I have stopped taking it for this reason.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/10/2011 3:37:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
started taking this 3 days ago and the constant flank pain i always have due to my GERD is gone. it feels great. but... i have been getting this weird sensation where my throat feels tight. not like it's closing up / i'm going to die etc. - but it just feels tighter and a bit uncomfortable. if it gets much worse i will stop this med and see if it goes away.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/9/2011 7:41:06 PM

Reviewer: claire, 45-54 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 have been taking Dexilant for 4wks. My Dr. gave me samples and saw me 2 weeks after starting meds. It was great at that time, now I have had a headache for 12 out of the last 14 days. I am very glad i looked this up and see others with same reaction.I will call my Dr. and get off these even though they work on GERD.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
2/13/2011 9:42:50 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Was on Prilosec then Nexium for 14 years. After colonoscopy confirmed GERD and hiatal hernia, I told the doctor Nexium seemed not to be effective anymore. He prescribed Dexilant; seemed to work a little better but costs me more. Also, I have experience weight gain and frequent throat clearing/cough. Also had eye problem thought to be a sty but it left a small boil inside left eyelid. Don't thi ... Show Full Comment

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