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User Reviews for Nexium to treat Erosive Esophagitis

Nexium has an average rating of 7.6 out of 10 from a total of 10 ratings for the treatment of Erosive Esophagitis. 80% of users who reviewed this medication reported a positive effect, while 20% reported a negative effect.

Nexium Rating Summary

7.6/10 average rating

10 ratings from 11 user reviews.

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Reviews for Nexium

Tengo · Taken for 10 years or more June 6, 2018

“I started taking Omeprazole 20mg 25 years ago, then continue with esomeprazole and Nexium, no stop, I can’t quit, heartburn is coming back immediately even taking only water, no food. With Nexium, I’m able to eat almost all food without heartburn. Regardless of potential side effect, the doctor advised not to try to quit. My acid reflux is not treatable but Nexium perfectly works work me. No side effects or discomfort >20 years of my experience”

10 / 10
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BK August 7, 2015

“I was on Aciphex for 4-5 yrs. but the expense of it shifted me over to Nexium. I have now been taking 20 mg. Nexium 4 yrs. & have not had a GERD attack in years. My concerns are now that you can buy it OTC, I am concerned it will not be strong enough? And secondly, why is it that most nutritionists & holistic doctors insist that these acid controlling pills are the worse thing to take for your body? I tried not taking it for 2 mos. & immediately had an attack which is horrible. Can someone answer my concerns please.”

9 / 10
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impachan · Taken for less than 1 month January 8, 2016

“I have been with horrible chest pressure for the last 2 weeks. Impossible to sleep. I have lost around 6lb, today I went to the doctor office and she send me Nexium. She tells me I have esophagitis. With just the first pill, all my pains have disappeared! I hope it continues this way, as I can enjoy life again.”

10 / 10
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Mister F · Taken for 1 to 2 years October 15, 2020

“I was given Nexium 40mg two years ago after a diagnosis of a mild esophagitis. Since then I've been taking it on and off when symptoms return (mainly at the turn of the season). Sure it does help with the acid, but at what price!! I'm just 27 and have always been a sporty guy, but since taking the drug I have developed a chronic back pain, shoulder pain and various tendinitis that are taking ages to heal. I don't know if the PPI has caused all these issues or if it the gastritis, but after doing some research I believe there is a connection with the drug. In addition I'm getting constantly sick (flue, sore throat, cold) like my immune system has gone crazy...”

2 / 10
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White Ghost June 25, 2016

“I am 41 years old and my blood pressure has risen. I'm told that I am spilling protein. I'm put on 10 mg. of zestril per day. I take the same amount even today. Zestril has a kidney protector in the drug. 2007 I'm taken to a hospital where they have a heat team waiting, but I'm told it's my stomach! I'm put on Prilosec, in 2010 I'm put on nexium. In the spring of 2016 I'm told that can not take nexium anymore because it can cause kidney issues! This summer I'm told that I have cyst all over my kidneys.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for 2 to 5 years December 8, 2012

“I have been on this medicine for about three years with good effect. My problem has cleared up. However, for the last week I have woken at about 1.30 am with severe heartburn so obviously the medication no longer is working. ”

9 / 10
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Shocked · Taken for less than 1 month March 12, 2021

“WORST MEDICINE EVER!! I took this for gastritis for 6 days as prescribed by my medical specialist and only felt worse. I had a very mild discomfort in my upper abdomen before and after taking it, I felt as if my entire abdomen was tight and knotted and in pain. But the WORST part of it was that it made me feel DEPRESSED and had really dark suicidal thoughts and that feeling I can never forget. It scared me to the core. And then I realised it was this medicine that made me so mentally upset as well as physically in pain. I would not recommend this to anyone. Please use something else but not this.”

1 / 10
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Dilly July 21, 2019

“Nexium has been a life saver for me, I have been taking it for over 20 years and it has allowed me to eat normally and get a good nights sleep each night”

8 / 10
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Anonymous May 22, 2008

“nexium has been a Godsend for me, my acid reflux is gone. I can eat,go to bed, and not have any pain, the only side=effect I have had is a dull abdominal pain.”

9 / 10
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Anonymous December 16, 2011

“This has been wonderful for me. No more excessive belching and burning and the pain in my chest has almost gone with the first treatment. I'm not scared to eat some of my favorite foods anymore.”

8 / 10
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Anonymous October 12, 2009

“Always works!! But I make sure I am not dependent on it. I use it after a pause of 3 months. Nexium has a acid rebound effect once stopped abruptly. If you bear this, it will disappear in 2 - 3 days.”

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