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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.

Condition: Treatment to Prevent Heartburn
6/21/2009 12:12:13 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taken Prilosec for over 10 years but at present I am having severe problems with bowell movements; being thin, short, and small. I had a colonoscy which is normal done Nov.08. jjBy this time feces were like a ribbon but now the problem is worse. I go to have BM 2 or 3 times in a period of 15 minutes and I don't feel that I have had empty my intestine. By the way I am a Pediatric ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Treatment to Prevent Heartburn
5/22/2009 11:33:16 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

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