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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
4/17/2014 12:36:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It does what it supposed to do; it stopped my acid reflux, however, the side effects of it outweigh the benefit so I am not taking it anymore. Bloating, gas, severe stomach pain, itching. The last straw was when I started an allergic reaction and now have a horrible, itchy rash on leg and foot.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
4/1/2014 12:56:10 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
no problems

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/13/2014 5:44:03 PM

Reviewer: Sungoddess444, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Been on omeprazole for a little over 2 years now. Realized today, that I've been having side effects from this drug: Severe weight gain, Depression, Bloating, Very loose stool, Belly cramps, Rash/blisters on palms and fingers, Loss of sexual desire, Restless legs, Joint pain, Heart palpitations, No desire to do anything because tired all the time, Calcium deficiency, blood pressure went up wh ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/13/2014 1:14:53 PM

Reviewer: Cirby, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Used for 7 months. Until side effects. Severe ringing in the head, Hair loss, Stomach, leg, ankle pain. Rash on back and neck. Stopped taking, and ringing decreased immediately. Pain and Rash went away. But, the medication did work for stopping the reflux.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
3/10/2014 7:45:55 AM

Reviewer: Genoms47, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I received complete relief while taking 20mg once daily with milder reflux after the 14 day regimen and no side effects.

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