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Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
12/31/2013 1:47:07 PM

Reviewer: VT1984, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
29 yr old female with 15 yr history of increasingly severe GERD. I have been on Nexium for about 5 years now and do notice a significant decrease in my heartburn but not my reflux. I am taking 40 mg twice a day. I was told by my pharmacist that excessive use of Nexium will produce gastric polyps. I Went for an EGD last month and not only do I have gastritis, esophagitis but also fundic gland polyp ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
12/12/2013 4:46:22 PM

Reviewer: sheesta, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Nexium stops the acid, but does not stop the reflux. I still have too much fluid coming up from my gut. I also have diarrhea from the Nexium and have BMs 4-6 times a day. Cannot control when or how often I go. As a result of using PPIs (Dexilant first) I developed anal tears, and had 2 surgeries to repair. I still have pain there, most likely from scar tissue. With all these side effects, som ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
12/8/2013 4:01:31 PM

Reviewer: Dianakp, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It has been several years since I have taken Nexium regularly. I was so bad off with heartburn that all food, even the most bland, even water, gave me heartburn day and night. No other drug ( and I took many)worked for me at that time and I got back my life with the drug. Then my life situation changed for the better and stomach problems got better. I was hesitant to take Nexium daily because of ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
11/23/2013 11:58:25 AM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (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
10/8/2013 2:58:27 PM

Reviewer: mystik61, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Started on Nexium after Omprazole and Protonix didn't help. Nexium did the same thing the other two did, made my symptons worse instead of better. Before taking a PPI I had stomach pain and heartburn but after starting on them they made the acid reflux worse. Never felt anything in my chest or throat till taking them. I will say Nexium was the worst. Took it for 17 days and felt good for 2 of ... Show Full Comment

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