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Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
8/15/2008 8:53:37 AM

Reviewer: TwilightStar8, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking this drug for about 1 year. I have gained weight also. If I miss a dose I get the leg pain. This may be a withdrawal effect. I've been taking this drug in the morning and calcium in the evening since I believe this drug block the exsorbtion of some forms of calcium. I tried several other drugs. They all have side effects. I am thinking about getting the surgery for my Hy ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/10/2008 12:25:32 PM

Reviewer: Gerdy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on Nexium, which worked wonders, but now the insurance won't cover it. This drug isn't nearly as good, and I've gained a lot of weight... makes me wonder, now that I've read of others gaining weight, too. Also, insomnia or hypersomnia... no happy medium.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/8/2008 10:22:32 PM

Reviewer: Chrissy, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking this drug for about a year and a half now and I really have noticed a major decrease in heartburn. I have had major weight gain & am wondering if this is one of the reasons. I have had increased, very fowl flatulants & loose & frequent stools. I am on a mission to find out about my weight gain. As of tomorrow, 6-9, I am not taking the med for about a month. I'll ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
5/28/2008 2:30:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this drug at lease 10 years or more--in the last 5 years I have had a redness of the gums and my dentist has done a biopsy and it shows inclusive, it started with a small redness on my guns and now is spreading on all my gums, I saw a new dentist the other day and he asked about my medications and I told him one of the drugs was omeprazole and he seems to thimk that that is what is ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
4/13/2008 3:34:58 PM

Reviewer: kelleykats@aol.com, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
bad taste in mouth, diahrea, dizzy, drowzy always, hurts upper rib cage,feel like throwing up all the time. Was on nexium like other reviewer insurance won't cover!Now I have to live with a painful ulcer!

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