Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Omeprazole Oral.

Overall User Ratings

430 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 203 Next»
Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
7/21/2014 2:54:48 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It's a miracle, this drug stopped the severe acid I have had for 20 years.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
7/9/2014 7:02:40 PM

Reviewer: wendyf13, 35-44 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 was amazed at how fast this medication worked. I feel one million times better. I love the fact that I can eat all my favorite foods again.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
7/1/2014 3:52:41 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Omeprazole does reduce the amount of acid in the stomach, but it turns it into gas that has to get out somewhere... The side effects are horrible: severe stomach cramps, gas, tired all the time. I think it has made me lactose intolerant now. Thank goodness I am not suffering worse side effects like I have read from others here. Where do I sign up to join the class-action law suite?!

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/28/2014 10:45:28 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've read the reviews of uncomfortable side effects and feel sorry for those people who have had them but grateful that I have experienced none of them. After a few years of other remedies. I finally decided to try this, and it's been amazingly effective in controlling coughing, pain, burping and general discomfort. While it's not 100% of the time and I still have to be a bit cautious ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/27/2014 10:41:27 AM

Reviewer: dadare, 55-64 Male 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 acid reflux, bad, damage to my esop. I have been taking for several years. I take either 45 minutes to an hour before a meal(this is the preferred way)or with(which is so defeating yourself). It has worked wonders for me.

1-5 of 203 Next»
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
 
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

hands on abdomen
Can you catch one?
Woman sitting in front of UV lights
Is yours working?
woman using breath spray
What's causing yours?
womans hand on abdomen
Are you ready for baby?
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
bowl of yogurt with heart shape
Eat for a healthy heart.
woman doing pushups
To help you get fit.
Colored x-ray of tooth decay
Know what to look for.
Woman sitting with child
Do you know the symptoms?
mosquito
Stings, bites, burns, and more.
Allentown, PA
Are you living in one?
Thyroid exam
See how much you know.

Women's Health Newsletter

Find out what women really need.

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.