Skip to content

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Dexilant oral.

Overall User Ratings

361 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 136-140 of 147 Next»
Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
9/5/2010 2:14:35 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was taking Nexium for 3 years and it worked. Now Aetna wont pay for it and I was forced to go on OTC or Dexilant. I have developed a chronic cough. Gas, achy muscles. Has anyone else had a severe cough with this. I have been sent to specialists, gastro and allergy. Now battery of other tests. I think it is the Dexilant. The insurance companies want to save money and place us on cheap imitat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
8/29/2010 11:06:58 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am reviewing this medication for my husband. He has gotten better relief with less side effects than other meds he has taken for his GERD. In response to reviews about weight gain: if your digestive system is feeling better, possibly you are eating more food. Just a thought. Recently my husband developed profuse sweating followed by chills. He has never had this before. I noticed one other revie ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
8/18/2010 11:02:04 AM

Reviewer: leese, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Has anyone been experience eye pressure taking this medication? My vision has been weird and it feels like there is alot of pressure behind my eyes, otherwise it works fine, but if this keeps up I am going to have to stop it.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
8/6/2010 11:51:27 AM

Reviewer: gunsmoke, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am beginning to experience no relief from this medicine. it has worked very well up to 1 week ago. now it doesn't seem to be doing the job. i am having t take antacids inhe afternoon. i take my meds in the evening before diner.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
7/31/2010 7:08:19 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Although I'm feeling better than I have felt in years, I have gained 5 lbs. since starting the prescription 3 months ago. It's not listed as a side effect, but it's very upsetting not knowing if or when the weight gain will stop.

«Previous 136-140 of 147 Next»

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
feet
Solutions for 19 types.
Still Life Of Protein Foods
Do they work?
build a better butt
How to build a better butt.
lone star tick
How to identify that bite.
woman standing behind curtains
How it affects you.
brain scan with soda
Tips to kick the habit.
row of colored highlighter pens
Tips for living better.
stressed working woman
And how to fix them?
fat caliper
Check your BMI.
woman dreaming
What Do Your Dreams Say About You?
man with indigestion
How to keep yours at bay.

Newsletters

Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

  • WebMD Daily

    WebMD Daily

    Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

  • Men's Health

    Men's Health

    Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

  • Women's Health

    Women's Health

    Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.