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

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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

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
9/18/2013 12:36:37 AM

Reviewer: AuntBec, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Although I was aware of the side effects, I had no idea how painful my joints would become from the magnesium deficiency caused by this drug. I was also on it with little oversight by the prescribing doctor, but was given to believe that it was safe for me to take, and better than acid in my esophagus. I'm not so sure that is true. I would rather take a simple antacid and not have side effe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
5/29/2013 9:07:43 PM

Reviewer: rayp, 65-74 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After 2 years on Nexium I developed Osteoprosis. Lost 40% bone density bcoz of loss of calcium. You need acid to build up calcium. So i stop Nexium and went on Calcium regimen. Also, I drink Water every hour and before sleeping and halfway in my sleep i drink a glass of water to stabilize stomach acid. It works, No more Nexium for more than a year now. Goodbye Nexium hello Water !!!!

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
4/12/2013 2:28:43 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over 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:
Expensive but good. No side effects.

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