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

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Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
1/25/2009 8:05:56 PM

Reviewer: Joe, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It last for 8-12 hrs, then symptoms return requiring 2 per day. I have experienced dizziness and increase in appetite, therefore weight gain, therefore more acid reflux. Prevacid works better, but still 2/day. UHC took me off it to play doctor and save THEM money.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
1/22/2009 2:49:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was diagnosed with a hernia and GERD on 12/2/08. I have been taking this drug ever since. I'm more bloated and have gained a little weight. I have a lot of stomach gurgling. I fall asleep ok but wake up in the middle of the night totally wired. I'm trying to get off the drug. I've given up alcohol, coffee, chocolate, orange juice, tomato-based foods, etc... I do not want to be on th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
1/20/2009 12:47:02 AM

Reviewer: Kathy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
If I miss a dose, I seem to have more chest pain.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
1/19/2009 9:36:16 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medicine has been a Godsend for me! It's allowed me to sleep through the night so much so that I sometimes "forget" I have GERD. Of course if I miss a dose, my body lets me know that night! I have not suffered the same side effects the other reviews have but then again the effects they noticed 7 out of 10 of my drugs should cause. The insurance company dropped it for awhile ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
1/18/2009 3:14:48 PM

Reviewer: brandyhansen82, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My doctor gave me a sample of protonix, which worked great! But alas my insurance wouldn'tcover it so they prescribed Omeprazerole. It has not helped my acid issue at all. And now I'm having severe stomach pains. I read the side effects today only to realize that constipation is one of them. I've stopped taking this medication cause I can't take much more pain. I want my prot ... Show Full Comment

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