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Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/17/2015 2:26:04 PM

Reviewer: mntlwmn50841, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was prescribed this as insurance wouldn't pay for Prevacid which I had taken for quite awhile and worked. After taking for a few days I had started having severe headaches and generally not feeling well. After taking for about 10 days I was dizzy all the time and had excruciating body aches with flu like symptoms. Could not function and actually felt like I was dying!! Went off drug and gradua ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/4/2015 9:17:27 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Medicine worked great for the acid reflux but had side effects, dizziness, heart palpitations, numbness in face and tongue, high blood pressure.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
9/28/2014 8:21:01 PM

Reviewer: Lexibyrd, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have hiatus hernia with pain everyday. This medication did not help at all.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
9/24/2014 3:44:05 PM

Reviewer: --, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The medicine was an alternative PPI once the prescribed Nexium stopped working; with consistency, Delixant has had a fair amount of success handling the acid production. I have several ulcers and excess acid that travels back through the esophagus. At times, I still take Zantac OTC (generic: ranitidine) 150 mg during the day or evening. I cannot identify any horrid side effects solely caused by th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
9/11/2014 1:46:57 AM

Reviewer: Jbdockery, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have Acute Acid Reflex. After trying so many med's this one has worked the best.

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