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

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Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/31/2008 3:32:42 PM

Reviewer: ptm61463, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
was on nexium....insurance won't cover it, so Dr. switched me to this med. I am significantly anemic, have to take multiple vitamins also. DON'T YOU WISH OUR DOCTORS COULD DECIDE WHAT IS BEST FOR US INSTEAD OF THE INSURANCE COMPANIES?!?!?!

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/28/2008 12:44:27 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/17/2008 9:15:55 AM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
with in 2 days of taking this medication my body stated reacting terribly to it. i've been having severe back pains, and headaches. i have not been able to sleep at all. i have managed to get about 3 hours of sleep every night since i have been on it. after reading these reveiws and seeing how many people have had these same effects i am about to stop taking it and refer to another drug. afrai ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/10/2008 3:58:19 PM

Reviewer: hanson2, Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After diagnosed with Hyatl Hernia and Acid Reflux was put on Omeprazole. It took away the pain I was having but after a few months I was not able to go to sleep at night and I would have itching. I stopped taking the medication and was not able to go to sleep at night without taking Melatonin for 3 months. Finally got back to normal and tried Omeprazole for 3 days and again was not able to go t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
1/30/2008 9:00:23 AM

Reviewer: AmyHeinrich, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this for 3 months. So far so good. I was taking prevacid, but my insurance wouldnt cover it anymore and this was the alternative drug. Plus I needed something twice a day not just before bed (thats when I took the prevacid). I get occasional heartburn and burping, but I just take 2 rolaids and with in 15 minutes I am fine. My bowel movements are smelly, but that could be from h ... Show Full Comment

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