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    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    2/20/2016 8:36:49 PM

    Reviewer: cobra, 75 or over 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 was prescribed generic Prilosec about 8 yrs ago for severe reflux it has been working great. After reading the results of a recent study indicating a possible link to Altzimers I decided to stop "cold turkey". The 3rd day in the acid reflux returned WITH A VENGENCE. I will have to take my chances with the Altzimers connection. I cannot handle that burning acid in my throat. I can`t bel ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    7/12/2015 7:35:13 AM

    Reviewer: justme1974, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been on Prilosec now for almost 10+yrs.Needless to say I am not slowly weaning myself off this medicine cause it has now caused me to have a stomach full of polyps, low b12, anemia, weight gain, muscle cramps, spasms, and low magnesium levels as well. Yes it works wonders for gerd, but not that wonderful if it causes all this and now a warning that PPI's like Prilosec carries a higher r ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    4/20/2015 11:51:57 AM

    Reviewer: AnnieMacBee, 65-74 Female (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Dr calls it GERD, nasty acid reflux, bending over can get really vile backwash, after eating I feel like I have a huge "bubble" that does not want to go up or down. Negative for ulcer and H.Pylori, I also take thyroid meds, hungry all the time. I take the 20mg Prilosec (generic) first thing in AM by bedtime it is worn off so I take a big slug of Maalox and sleep partially sitting up. I h ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    3/28/2015 12:16:10 PM

    Reviewer: Lori, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was prescribed 20 mg of Prilosec once daily over 10 years ago for GERD. It worked to reduce acid reflux in my throat but I have been experiencing severe constipation, bloated belly, water weight gain and pain throughout my abdomen for quite some time. I am planning on stopping the use of Prilosec in the hopes these uncomfortable symptoms will go away. I am due for an endoscopy/colonoscopy and am ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
    12/15/2014 4:17:53 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Male 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:
    I take 40mg per day (prescribed) to treat Barrett's Esophagus.

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