User Reviews for Prilosec OTC
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|GERD||8 reviews||208 medications|
|Indigestion||2 reviews||228 medications|
|Summary of Prilosec OTC reviews||10 reviews||8.8|
Reviews for Prilosec OTC
Review by Blondie78 (taken for 1 to 6 months):
For Indigestion: I love this medicine because after I take it my stomach feels a lot better.
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January 25, 2014 2:00 PM
Review by Anonymous (taken for 1 to 6 months):
For GERD: It worked well to eliminate reflux symptoms, but forced to discontinue use as made me too dizzy, lightheaded, and sometime naseaus. To the point of not feeling comfortable enough to drive.
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October 3, 2012 9:28 AM
Review by Anonymous:
For GERD: My doctor prescribed Protonix which worked most of the time and every now and then I would take a Tums. Then my doctor left and I didn't request a refill soon enough, so I decided to try Prilosec OTC. My GERD disappeared after the first day. I took it daily for 14 days as described on the box and never had a problem at all. My GERD pain is coming back though, so I will be buying another box.
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August 7, 2012 5:04 PM
Review by rtpack:
For GERD: I have taken both prescription and OTC Prilosec. After losing my prescription coverage, I changed to OTC version and have had great results. I try to take my pill at least 2 to 3 hours before lunch. It works very well for me.
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September 2, 2011 9:42 PM
Review by newtek30:
For Indigestion: Good for stomach pains, indigestion and extreme gaseous pains and conditions.
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June 14, 2010 2:01 PM
Review by JCN:
For GERD: It was wonderful to be able to take one in the morning and be free of distress all day, but soon I began to have dizziness on arising which soon increased to all day. By process of elimination I found the cause to be Prilosec. The problem was resolved after discontinued use. Now I am taking ranitidine with no such side effects and very satisfied.
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February 27, 2010 11:06 AM
Review by dr5cft6:
For GERD: My doctor gave me a sample of Prevacid for chronic heartburn and one pill taken at bedtime gave me the HIVES by the next morning. Never having had hives, I freaked and called the doctor immediately. I was then given PRILOSEC and have been 98.6% trouble free since then, switching to PRILOSEC OTC which was half of my cost of the prescription. It doesn't seem to matter what I eat: Mexican, Thai, Chinese or other spicy foods, chocolate, water, sodas, bland stuff, etc., I often get heartburn maybe 5 days out of 7. With Prilosec, I seldom have any discomfort, regardless of what I eat or drink. If I forget to take it daily, I'll get heartburn 36-48 hours after the last pill.
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December 4, 2009 1:53 PM
Review by Razduck:
For GERD: Excellent OTC medication for Acid Reflux (GERD)
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November 17, 2009 10:41 AM
Review by Anonymous:
For GERD: I was prescribed this by my doctor to take twice daily. It has helped but I worry about long term use. I have been using it for 2 or 3 years now.
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July 5, 2009 9:09 PM
Review by gems3125:
For GERD: This medication helps, although I have to take it twice a day and about 40mg at a time for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Does not stop all the burning problem, however does help take the edge off the pain so one can work.
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April 23, 2009 5:58 PM