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Pamabrom User Reviews & Ratings

Brand names: Diurex Water Capsules, Diurex Max, Diurex Aquagels, Aqua-Ban with Pamabrom, Aqua-Ban

Pamabrom has an average rating of 5.1 out of 10 from a total of 17 reviews on Drugs.com. 47% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 47% reported a negative experience.

Reviews for Pamabrom

  • Lady...
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • June 5, 2023

Diurex Water Capsules (pamabrom) for Edema "Currently taking them for fluid build up/water weight and they work great for me. It can take a day for things to really move but it helps a bunch w my foot swelling (bad vein valve and injured foot a bunch in past). I take one in am, one in pm. Noticed a weight change of -2 to -6 lbs."

7 / 10
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  • Picca...
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • June 21, 2019

For Edema "edema in legs and major swelling around belly after IUD progesterone placement. Edema greatly reduced after the very first pill. Second day all my knee and hand stiffness is completely gone. Belly is down and I haven't felt this good in years. I'm finally not taking any anti-inflammatories. Turns out all my stiffness in my joints was water retention"

9 / 10
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  • AAfrica
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • August 4, 2016

For Edema "A new med I have been prescribed is causing dependent edema to lower legs. Pamabrom taken three times a day is alleviating the swelling far better than I would have guessed an OTC diuretic could. Great product."

9 / 10
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  • trici...
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • September 17, 2023

For Edema "After about a week at 2-3x per day, noticeable reduction in swelling. Had pretty bad edema in my feet, ankles, stiffness, mobility was impacted, now essentially gone and I only take once a day. Very satisfied, well worth the purchase!"

10 / 10
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  • June
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • September 25, 2020

For Abdominal Distension "Pamabrom definitely helps with reducing water retention/bloating during period. However, if I take it on an empty stomach and/or don't drink enough water, it makes me nauseated. Drinking more water seems to help with the nausea. I don't become nauseated easily so this is a bit off-putting to me, and isn't listed in the side effects. Oddly enough, it also seems to act as a laxative for me (the poop is dehydrated, but I have the urge to go much more often than usual), but I have weird gastro issues so this might not hold true for others."

8 / 10
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  • Keath
  • Taken for 1 to 2 years
  • January 22, 2022

For Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder "I am allergic to this medication, it was not found on tests, just on a trial and error basis.(Pamprin, Women’s Tylenol Complete, Midol Teen, and one use of BackAid were taken at different times) I get severe feverish and swollen hives on half of my body. Reactions did not come when I initially started this medication. When I was able to take medication using this as an inactive ingredient, it worked well. My body became intolerant to this specific diuretic after 2 years of as needed use. I CAN, however, use other diuretics and this one is a pain to include on a medication list as an allergy. Many hospital databases have a hard time showing it."

2 / 10
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  • Ron
  • July 20, 2021

Diurex Water Capsules (pamabrom) for Edema "This product works for men and women taken twice a day it does the job of much more expensive prescription products. Don’t hesitate to try it it’s worth it."

8 / 10
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  • Eve
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • May 30, 2019

Diurex Water Capsules (pamabrom) for Edema "It has NOT worked at all for my excess fluid. Diurex hasn’t increased urination at all and has not helped my edema. It’s a waste of money."

1 / 10
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  • WWell...
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • May 13, 2017

Diurex Water Capsules (pamabrom) for Edema "Diurex didn't work for me. It's done nothing to reduce my edema"

1 / 10
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  • feelin...
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • June 27, 2012

For Premenstrual Syndrome "My job has these little pills and I took a couple because of cramping. It helped a lot and with the swelling in my feet. What a great pill."

8 / 10
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  • angel
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • August 29, 2019

Diurex Water Capsules (pamabrom) for Edema "This does not work at all and was a waste of money"

1 / 10
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  • Gams
  • Taken for 1 to 6 months
  • May 13, 2020

Diurex Water Capsules (pamabrom) for Edema "Diurex hasnt worked for my edema AT ALL!!"

1 / 10
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  • RAano
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • April 26, 2018

For Edema "Worked very well for my condition, but the nausea was nearly unbearable, even several hours after taking it."

8 / 10
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  • Unhappy
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • November 15, 2020

Diurex Water Capsules (pamabrom) for Edema "Waste of time and money!!"

1 / 10
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  • Bourne
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • January 26, 2021

Diurex Water Capsules (pamabrom) for Edema "Been taking for three weeks and haven't noticed any changes. Does not work!"

1 / 10
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  • CMA
  • May 11, 2023

For Edema "So far so good. Significant increase in urination accompanied by a reduction in swelling in my hand and feet. General skin tightness and joint stiffness/ swelling are way down. Very happy."

9 / 10
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  • Karrie
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • March 19, 2021

For Abdominal Distension "Minimal effect. Need to go back to prescribed meds."

2 / 10
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