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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
2/24/2014 12:57:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Because insurance would only pay for omeprazole I started on the med two weeks ago. It does help with the reflux but the side effects are bad. Can't sleep at night and sweating non stop. For year I have had chronic pain in my neck with several surgeries mild pain relievers and p.t I can enjoy life again, but sense taking omeprazole the pain has come back with vengeance also wrist pain. I am a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
2/16/2014 9:32:21 PM

Reviewer: concerned patient, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It has raised my blood pressure

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
1/11/2014 6:32:50 PM

Reviewer: so tired, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I recently had an ablation for afib, was given this med to keep acid from moving into esophagus so it could heal from instruments being in the esophagus during procedure. I have been so fatigued, have trouble sleeping, weird dreams, dizziness, constipation, leg/groin pain, stomach pain and just do not have any "want to" for anything to the point of feeling depressed, dry mouth, chapped l ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
12/24/2013 4:28:48 PM

Reviewer: mm, 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:
I had reflux for years and quite often was forced to sleep sitting up to prevent acid from reaching my esophagus. Diagnosed with acid erosion of the esophagus, prescribed Rx omeprazole and within 48 hours I had total relief. The downside is if you run out of it, symptoms return within 24 hours.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
11/26/2013 11:28:55 AM

Reviewer: anthony1 , 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Worked for me...no side effects

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