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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
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.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
11/22/2014 1:01:04 PM

Reviewer: Bob, 75 or over 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 have been taking this drug for a couple of years and it has worked as advertised. After reading some of the reviews, I have not experienced any of them. I do take a group of vitamin supplements daily. A multiple vitamin, also one C, D and E capsule. No problems.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/16/2014 10:04:44 PM

Reviewer: lilybird, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Once I started taking it, if I tried to stop the acid reflux returned the next day. So frustrating since I never wanted to take this for a long period of time. How can I stop taking it and not have it return?

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
5/26/2014 1:42:45 PM

Reviewer: steve, 55-64 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:

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/15/2014 6:09:18 AM

Reviewer: Caution2u, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
A gastroenterologist put me on this long term and after several months I started developing serious side effects and though I had pancreatic cancer. When I learned this drug had been known to cause pancreatitis, I discontinued use and the symptoms disappeared. Would never take this for any extended period as I believe it can be very dangerous to some people.

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