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Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
8/2/2011 11:13:41 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
7/12/2011 2:27:25 PM

Reviewer: KC, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have used pantoprazole 40mg for many years for GERD, usually the generic for Protonix and I have had no problems and my symptoms have been relieved. Recently my insurance company, Aetna, changed the generic I was taking to one manufactured by "Dr Reddys". It smells very foul and tastes worse. My symptoms are back with a vengence. I called Aetna to complain but, of course their mot ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
7/9/2011 1:08:41 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Protonix worked excellent for first two years until insurance changed me over to Pantoprazole. I've been on Pantoprazole for about three years now and it has lost it's effectiveness. First started noticing decline in effectiveness about three months ago and getting much worse at an increasingly faster rate. Old symptoms have returned: excessive belching, extreme heartburn, intestinal gas. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/28/2011 6:47:16 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
On Nexium for many yrs but switched to Pantoprozole because of BCBS. Less gas, slighly inferior results, but lower energy and daily hip pain and fatigue!

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/14/2011 10:42:57 AM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After being on this medication for nearly two years, Istill get some reflux.

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