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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
5/5/2014 10:17:12 PM

Reviewer: eric, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I'm blown away after reading all of the comments about this drug!1 Exactly how I feel. People, we need to stop taking this!! Try alternative meds, I'm going to. I feel sorry for the people that are prescribed this because of the rip off insurance companies that wont pay for the good stuff. This whole insurance/medical profession is playing with us for their profit and we feel like labr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
4/23/2014 4:44:50 PM

Reviewer: Oghmanann, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Omeprazole for 6 years. When symptoms of fatigue, serious leg pain, headaches, constant burping, gas and feeling like I had to throw up started happening, I went to my doctor of 27 years, explained what was happening and was met with silence. I have had to do research on my own; that's why I'm here. My latest blood work shows that for the first time in my life, I am Vit. D d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
4/17/2014 12:36:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It does what it supposed to do; it stopped my acid reflux, however, the side effects of it outweigh the benefit so I am not taking it anymore. Bloating, gas, severe stomach pain, itching. The last straw was when I started an allergic reaction and now have a horrible, itchy rash on leg and foot.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
4/1/2014 12:56:10 PM

Reviewer: webmd, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
no problems

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/13/2014 5:44:03 PM

Reviewer: Sungoddess444, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Been on omeprazole for a little over 2 years now. Realized today, that I've been having side effects from this drug: Severe weight gain, Depression, Bloating, Very loose stool, Belly cramps, Rash/blisters on palms and fingers, Loss of sexual desire, Restless legs, Joint pain, Heart palpitations, No desire to do anything because tired all the time, Calcium deficiency, blood pressure went up wh ... Show Full Comment

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