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    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    6/21/2016 12:16:43 AM

    Reviewer: Gran , 55-64 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been on Nexium since it first came on the market.I started on Nexium 20mg but am now on 40mg. I have GERD, Hiatus Hernia, esophageal muscle spasms(which mimic a heart attack), a torturous esophagus(which it causing the food to block up. In the beginning it helped but as the years have gone on I will wake up choking with a sensation going up my throat.I have many of the side effects that I h ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    5/26/2016 11:16:33 AM

    Reviewer: Bergenlp, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I've tried everything. Been taking 40 mgs for years. Really need to eat nothing 2-3 hrs before bed - it can't work miracles.

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    12/30/2015 4:54:08 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This is my best drug. I used to have heartburn all the time eating Tums like candy. I would be sleeping and acid would come up into my esophagus and I would wake up in misery. With Nexium, none of that happens. I can take it every other day and still get by. I love It!

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    12/14/2015 11:10:35 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    after 2 weeks, irregular heartbeat, rash starting in armpits and spreading,,no more for me

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    7/29/2015 9:28:16 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Ive been using this for few years worked fine first year. then just this year was told to take it morn and afternoon. well my heart rate is now 40. I am so dizzy, tingling in left hand arm. I hope I don't die...

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