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

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171 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Treatment to Prevent Heartburn
10/6/2007 2:06:11 PM

Reviewer: shorty8471, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)


Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4


Current Rating: 4


Condition: Treatment to Prevent Heartburn
9/20/2007 3:24:47 PM

Reviewer: Over50, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)


Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4


Current Rating: 1

My heartburn disappeared overnight, but in its place I got a rash on my torso. The itch got worse. Having had a severe case of hives in the past, I was stunned to read on the internet that others had also experienced itching and hives upon taking this very effective drug to relieve heartburn. However, when I stopped taking Prilosec, the rash disappeared immediately. I opted instead to lose weig ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Treatment to Prevent Heartburn
9/19/2007 12:28:25 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)


Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4


Current Rating: 4

Prilosec OTC is darned effective when taken as directed. It doesn't take effect immediately, so you really begin to feel better in the next 1-2 days. The drug is a bit expensive, but P&G puts out coupons on a pretty regular basis. I think this is also covered if you have a Health Savings Account set up to may for out-of-pocket medical costs and co-pays.

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