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6.2/10 Average Rating

80 Ratings with 98 User Reviews

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Reviews for Pylera to treat Helicobacter Pylori Infection

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"I am on day 5 and all I can say is I hope this pylera helps. I've been getting bad taste in my mouth, insomnia..which makes it so hard to function. Also headaches, stomach pain, extreme fatigue, mood swings, dark stools and urine, loss of appetite etc. But I am hopeful that this works versus all the other antibiotics I've taken. It seems like a never ending battle just about a year now and getting aggravated with this and being so limited on what to and not to eat to upset me. Hoping for the best. Good luck to all.."

Anonymous June 11, 2017

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"Just finished pylera last night and still have the symptoms as if I was still taking the meds. I'm so happy I'm finished and can't believe I got through it...it was really tough. Good luck everyone and remember it's light at the end of the tunnel"

   
9.0

Efultz71 June 9, 2017

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"I just finished my 10 day course of Pylera and I can't believe I got through it. My side effects were bad nausea even with food, black stools, dark urine, extreme fatigue, headache, feverish feeling, and it seems like every bit of phlegm in my body is coming out one way or another. My nose runs like a sieve and also phlegm running down my throat constantly. Just awesome. I feel like I've been ingesting poison and calling it medicine. I'm hoping this takes care of the infection because I've been profoundly ill for over a year, not realizing what was making me so sick until my EGD uncovered Helicobacter. The only thing I can advise is, be kind to yourself, don't expect too much of yourself, try to not work if possible."

   
5.0

Angel Burkes (taken for less than 1 month) June 4, 2017

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"This is Day 4 for me and I feel like I'm pregnant having morning sickness. Everything I eat it comes right back out, slight headaches, very tired and I smell everything and it makes me nauseous!!! Please let these last six days come quick!!!"

Efultz71 (taken for less than 1 month) June 2, 2017

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"Today is Day 1. I'm a nervous wreck after reading all the reviews. Praying I don't get too sick like others. Right now I don't have any symptoms. Memorial Weekend starts Friday and I have many plans."

Liz M. (taken for less than 1 month) May 23, 2017

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"I was prescribed pylera 3 pills 4 times a day with omeprazole twice a day. I'm on day 6. First couple of days were a little tough but not too bad. Comments made me so scared but I'm glad I didn't get the bad symptoms. Day 6 was my best day I even ate a meal and didn't have stomach pain for the first time in years! Hope it works. Good luck to all."

Eddieka May 22, 2017

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"I just wanted to share some positivity on this site. Most of the reviews are scary and disheartening. I will say pylera is rough. It made me feel worse for a few days, especially around days 5-10. I never was nauseous really, no vomiting, but I was completely beat. It's a rough medication. Get tons of sleep, rest as much as possible, and drink TONS of water. Eat enough with the doses, too. I haven't had any symptoms at all in 3 days, which is the first time in a year that I can say that!!!! Fingers crossed it sticks. Also AVOID EMOTIONAL STRESS. Plays a HUGE factor in your well being and recovery."

Km229 (taken for less than 1 month) May 20, 2017

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"40years young female. I consider myself average slightly overweight but generally healthy woman who exercises 3 days a week. Before starting with Pylera and creon, I read all these reviews about H Pylori bacteria. On meds now 8th day. Side effects terrible day 1-2, vomiting​, uncomfortable ​uneasy. Felt everything was dirty cleaned entire house and laundry. Day 2-4 Loss of appetite, extreme​ bloat sleepless nights. Terribly tired everything Smells​. Mood swings heart palpitations. stools, dark urine, upset/pain stomach/intestine, bloated, headache, dizziness, weakness. I always had healthy meals jello and yoghurt. I still feel somehow weak, but nothing compared to 1-5. Still can't sleep and copper taste is worse but I have intestinal pain."

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) May 19, 2017

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"I'm in my 8th day taking pylera for HP. Loose stool, headaches, palpitations, chest pain, my life is literally upside down"

Diur May 11, 2017

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"It's only the end of day 2 and and I am DRAINED! During the day I don't have any significant side effects accept for being really tired and a minor headache, at night I get a strong sense of nausea and loss of appetite. It's ONLY DAY 2, good thing I have a doctor appointment in 2 days because an antiemetic is very much needed. Let's hope the next 8 days don't get any worse than what they are."

Reynie (taken for less than 1 month) May 11, 2017

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"First of all I am convinced of that despite of all the negative side effects I am positive of that this is the best way to eliminate the bacteria. I am 22 yrs old, healthy patient who had mild symptoms due to the bacteria. I didn't have negative effects until I hit the day 5-6, they aren't that bad (dark stool, reduced hunger and coppery taste) during the day but after 9 pm they get way worse. The worst for me is the nausea since the headaches are quite mild and the tiredness is not that bad but the nausea is horrible to the point that I had to took an antiemetic. Only 2.5 days to go, good luck to all the people unlucky enough to have side effects!!"

   
8.0

Lynn. (taken for less than 1 month) May 10, 2017

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"Day 7, not so bad for me, the reviews really scared me. Slight headaches, metal taste in my mouth. That's about it, hope it works. Good luck."

   
7.0

Had enough1 April 29, 2017

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"Let me start by saying every bodies experiences are different, but after reading all the reviews I seriously expected the worse. I am now on day 7, first day was ok, 2nd day slight headaches, 3rd day when I went to bed I had a stomach spasm, once I went to the bathroom I was fine, Yes you have headaches but I take advil for them, slightly constipated and the stool is dark, urine was dark, but the worse of it all for me was the nasty taste in my mouth, no vomiting, no diarrhea, just make sure you eat with your meals and take a probiotic, I take Accuflora, I read some people say don't eat yogurt, I did and I was just fine, 3 more days to go, lets all pray this works, Oh and I missed just one day of work."

   
5.0

donnybrooks April 28, 2017

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"I feel like I have been poisoned . Even though people react differently to every medication I'm sure this one beats all bad side effects by a long way . After having h pylori I began with pylera treatment for 10 days.... couldn't get through it for more than 7 days as my health started taking a heavy toll. Headaches, mood swings, bloating, painful constipation, extreme fatigue, chills and then I stopped when I had a hives allergic attack which obliged me to stop working. I'm an otherwise healthy 32 yr old who has had her life turned upside down by pylera. After stopping treatment I noticed I had developed an oral thrush due to antibiotics killing my intestinal flora and was sick in bed. Be warned as to the bad side effects and look for natural remedies!"

   
1.0

Kinuh April 9, 2017

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"Finished my 10 day treatment a couple of days ago. Before starting with Pylera, I read all these reviews to know what to expect from side effects. Mine were dark stools, dark urine, upset/pain stomach/intestine, bloated for 1/2 days, headache, dizziness, weakness. No diarrhea or vomiting. I always had full healthy meals and some snack before bedtime, avoided milk and similar, as well as, spicy food, juice, etc. I still feel somehow weak, but nothing compared to during the treatment. Let's see what is the outcome of the stool exam. Good luck all."

Ze do Bone April 4, 2017

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"It is a hard treatment to do. I don't know yet if it is effective or not. I'm in my 6th day taking this medicine. I'm not able to work. I have a lot of side effect: headaches, dizziness, vomiting, diarrhea, black stools, dark urine,etc. I already read the prescription again and it says:" Do not have milk or dairy products while you are taking this medicine." I'll avoid these products and I hope to feel better."

   
2.0

gracesmitht March 27, 2017

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"I'm on day 10 taking the pylera capsules. I'm counting down till tonight when I finish all the meds. My experience was having mood swings and not liking to take the capsules didn't like how I was feeling. I'm hoping this nightmare is almost over with."

   
4.0

shirt March 23, 2017

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"Currently on my 6th day of the treatment and its the worst!! Bloating, nausea and diarrhea... can't wait until this nightmare ends. I have not been able to work for 5 days already due to this medication. Once you start the treatment you can't stop it. For the diarrhea I was told I can not take any imodium which is worst. Good luck people. Hope we all can survive this nightmare and move on..."

   
1.0

Justmeeeeeee (taken for less than 1 month) March 14, 2017

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"I am a GI Specialist and I have prescribed pylera many times.... should have asked my patients better about their experiences with side effects. Why? Because I was diagnosed with H. pylory gastritis myself and Chose pylera as First choice eradication! What a nightmare! Days 1-3 were ok but then I experienced all the above mentioned side effects, crept to work, lost 6 pounds of weight and as one of you mentioned: thats how chemotherapy must feel like! I fought through (under the concerned pitiful Looks of my collegues) and finished yesterday still feeling pretty Bad and exhausted. Hope it worked!"

   
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Anonymous January 20, 2017

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"This is my 3rd time that I have had the H-polori Bacteria and my first time taking Plylera. Well personally it not been a fun ride and the side effects have been not positive for me. I've been having terrible headaches, dizziness, feeling like am going to vomit, horrible taste in my mouth even with water. The positive side is am not hungry like I used too so I force myself to eat something in order to take the this medication. I have already missed a day from work because I was not able to keep my self focused and the headaches are killing me. Staying positive."

Tuchi (taken for less than 1 month) January 19, 2017

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"I was very hesitant to take this medicine based on reviews. I had taken the amoxicillin, claromyicin treatment a year before but it did not work. I tried Black Seed Oil, Mastic Gum and Manila Honey. They made my stomach feel better for a while but then the pain started again and my stool sample came back positive again. So I started Plyera. I took a strong probiotic twice a day, ate a good amount of food with each dose and took omeprazole twice a day. I eliminated any foods or drinks with dairy or alcohol. I pretty much ate oatmeal, eggs, peanut butter sandwiches and veggies. I did not have any problems with Plyera. About day 5 I had some stomach pains and was really tired but was fine otherwise and now my stool test was negative!"

   
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Mal's Mimi January 14, 2017

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"I am 19 years old and I've had this H Pylori for almost 2 years . My doctor put me on the treatment and I started yesterday morning after breakfast . Everytime I take it I get nauseous and feel pain in my stomach. Well today I feel like I have absolutely no energy and I'm sitting at work falling asleep and still nauseous. Is this normal or should I call my doctor. I've never called off nor been late to my job but I do not feel up to working today and I don't know why I'm feeling like this. Help please"

   
9.0

JayyRo January 5, 2017

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"This is my third day now. I was unlucky to catch the flu the day I started the treatment so I am drained and tired. Side effects I had were migraine hitting my right side of the head all through my teeth, nausea, stomach pains, reflux at night, and waking up with panic attacks. Hope to survive the treatment. Glad to be on break, otherwise certainly unfit for work. No diarrhoea till now but I am energy less."

   
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SamerM January 1, 2017

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"This is my 8th day of taking Plyera. I feel poisoned. These drugs are poison. My chest is burning up from acid. I can feel acid in my nose as well. I am pretty much confined to my couch or bed. 2 more days to go. I am concerned that this medicine is damaging my esophagaus from severe acid reflux. Doc was insistent on curing this even if I did not have any ulcers. I felt so much better before this treatment. Please prepare plastic spoons and bowls. You won't have the energy to wash anything. Also prepare 10 day worth of food you can eat using microwave. You won't be driving anywhere either. Not all will experience terrible side effects (I had them all) but for sure they are real for me."

   
3.0

jaeh (taken for less than 1 month) December 31, 2016

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"I am on my 5th day of this drug treatment and it has been hard. People say don't read the negative reviews before you start the treatment but for me it was helpful to know what to expect. The first 2 days were ok. But from the day 3, I have been experiencing the most of side effects. Nausea, vomiting, loose stools, stomach pain, bitter and sour taste in my mouth, chills, fatigue, foggy head, and bloating. I am sure only some people experience these symptoms but I wonder these side effects are after all just effects, not side effects. Sort of like going through chemo. For those who start the medication, please make sure to get off work and stay home!! 5 more days to go and I will stick to it."

   
3.0

jaeh (taken for less than 1 month) December 28, 2016

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