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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
10/23/2015 3:13:29 AM

Reviewer: JLB, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My doctor prescribed this to counter my persistent heartburn and incipient GERD. I've been popping antacids for years. I just completed the prescribed 14-day regimen. The drug has worked marvelously, eliminating daily heartburn with no side effects. I can eat or drink anything I want. I shall follow the instructions not to repeat the procedure for four months and watch my diet closely in the m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
10/17/2015 1:52:44 AM

Reviewer: jean, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've taken omeprazole for maybe 10 years, and that's how long I've suffered with leg, foot and hand cramps, but for the last several years the cramps have become a nightmare: they are severe, frequent, and long-lasting. Sometimes each cramp lasts for as long as an hour, and occurs in more than one spot at a time--try having cramps in both feet and lower legs at the same time...it's ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/7/2015 3:32:58 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I increased my dosage of Omeprazole from 20MG to 40MG a few years back. It's a very effective medication in terms of controlling GERD. However the issue I've been having with it is that it causes a noticeable degree of fatigue and it has lowered both my Vitamin D and Vitamin B-12 levels. I am currently taking supplements to increase my levels of those vitamins

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
5/31/2015 9:42:00 PM

Reviewer: cyran01, 55-64 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:
Had daily severe heartburn which frequently went into esophagus and into lungs. Was on fematodine (sp?) which did not work, took Tums frequently which gave me kidney stones. Doctor reluctantly switched to Omeprazole 20 mg. Have been taking for over 3 years. No trouble with heartburn. GIRD perhaps twice per year but much less acidic.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
12/26/2014 10:42:45 PM

Reviewer: porpor, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I switched from Aciphex to Omeprezole which seems to be a bit weaker but does the job. I need to take it twice a day to effectively stop my cough. I wish that I can cut it down to once a day. But it works.

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