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Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/25/2008 2:48:25 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication and others like it cause water weight gain in the feet, hands and especially the mid-section (belly) which only complicates the problem of pressure related to the stomach and esophogus. Not to mention the joint pain due to all of the excess fluid. Lethargy always accompanies drug use. We trade one disease for another unless the drug is a cure for the disease (which these medicin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/19/2008 9:40:57 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
not relieving the indigestion

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/9/2008 10:14:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
The Prilosec worked well controlling my GERD. But in the literature there is conflicting information. They seem to mention that you should only take it for 14 days except for certain conditions, but they sell it over the counter in 30 day increments. I took it for 4 months not knowing this. I had some stomach distress (nausea) at times. The worst was that my ankles and feet started swelling and my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/9/2008 10:11:13 PM

Reviewer: justave, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I'm a male who just had a mammogram. I am growing breast tissue due to prilosec. No one told me about this side effect, but its evidently quite common. Pain under the nipple is what caused me to mention it to the doctor.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
5/26/2008 2:19:46 AM

Reviewer: dfwmifb, 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:
This medication worked very well for me. Had to switch to protonix because the miitary refuse to pay for it. So now I am back once again on prilosec because the military refuse to pay foor protonix.Go figure.

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