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Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
7/16/2008 9:48:44 PM

Reviewer: micbar68, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Prilosec 20 mg had been very helpful to me. I have suffered for years with gastro problems and acid reflux. The only thing I don't like is that my stomach gets bloated really bad and I feel full all the time. I only take it when I have flare-ups because of that reason. A few days after I quit taking it the bloating and the full feeling goes away. I do feel tired all the time but never reall ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
7/9/2008 4:46:33 AM

Reviewer: All, 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: 5

Comment:
I had shortness of breath/chest pains and pulmonary doctor prescribed this medication. As soon as I took it the first time, I stopped gasping for air, and I felt I can breath again. I had taken Prevacid and Nexium, but they do not work like Prilosec.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
7/3/2008 11:10:09 AM

Reviewer: Jemma, 55-64 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:
I was very happy with the drug until about a month ago, symptoms started returning.

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

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