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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Prilosec Oral.

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Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
4/24/2008 9:38:09 AM

Reviewer: miatajane, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Interesting to hear about hair loss and flu like symptoms. I have both although the flu like symptoms may be Fibromyalgia. I do have to watch what I eat and how much for example Italian food which I love! I would not stop taking this medicine. Nothing works as well as this.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/31/2008 10:02:27 AM

Reviewer: In Sealy, TX, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking this drug for a year to help me with my acid reflux. It works very well for that but it has cause side effects for me that I have endured over the last year and was not able to pin point until recently. It caused me to become vitamin D deficient, I gained about 30 pounds, I have experience hair loss and my joints and muscles have been weak and in pain for a year. I decided to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/9/2008 6:17:22 PM

Reviewer: doloresfaye@sbcglobal.net, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have suffered Reflux since 1972 and only found relief when prilosec came on the market. But I now have a concern about the length of time I have been taking the medication. I am suffereding from lack of energy to an extreme and I am concerned about B12 absorbtion caused by length of treatment. Also last week during an endoscopic it was discovered that I have polyops attached to the lining of ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
2/16/2008 1:43:11 PM

Reviewer: Denny, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking it for at least 5 years. It has kept me acid free.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
2/15/2008 12:57:35 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
having had this condition since a young child I've found this to help me almost as good as Nexium, which my medical will not cover. I occasionally need to take an xtra Zantac but it works for me

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