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Condition: Treatment to Prevent Heartburn
1/13/2010 8:38:36 PM

Reviewer: tstasso, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
ALLERGICE REACTION TO PRILOSEC. I have been on and off PRILOSEC for a year. Started a new treatment in January, 10 days into the 14 day treatment, I DEVELOPED HIVES AND A RASH FROM MY BREAST TO MY STOMACH. Dont know what to make of it, this is the first time it happened. Reading other posts that some people also have had the same reaction, will not be taking it anylonger and felt compelled to let ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Treatment to Prevent Heartburn
12/24/2009 12:06:27 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This drug is such a relief! I have had really bad heartburn for a long time. I have been taking this drug for almost a year now and the only time I ever have heartburn is when I stop taking it. Well worth the money!

Condition: Treatment to Prevent Heartburn
10/22/2009 1:00:45 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male 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:
I been taking one a day for at least 6-8 years,has worked very good for me. Had taken others but would never last. Wandering about any side affices, don't think have had any.

Condition: Treatment to Prevent Heartburn
9/19/2009 11:06:22 PM

Reviewer: JimW, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking Prilosec OTC for more than 10 years and have been very satisfied. Switched to generic version about a year ago and it seems to work just as well. However, after reviewing some of the comments about weight gain, I'm beginning to wonder if mine is a side effect. I workout daily and have most of my adult life but in recent years have gained about 30 pounds. Until reading some o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Treatment to Prevent Heartburn
7/21/2009 3:51:48 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This treatment does work very well for heartburn and gerd but I stopped taking it due to the side effects that I had, and the long term effects that I recently learned about. I do not think that it should be sold otc,and I would not take it on a long term basis.

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