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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Dexilant oral.

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Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
7/26/2014 9:47:42 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
At first thought it worked great but started sweating even with little exertion and after several weeks experienced butt and leg cramps, nerves jumping in legs and severe weakness in legs. Within day of stopping Dexilant sweating disappeared, cramps diminished and leg pain less day by day.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
7/3/2014 9:19:34 AM

Reviewer: dissatisfied, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My severe indigestion/heartburn cleared up almost immediately after the first pill. I thought I had a miracle drug but after the second dose, I had leg cramps, a terrible headache, pain in the middle of my stomach, could not form a thought and just felt like I had the flu. I'm not going to take Dexilant again. My symptoms have cleared up since I have stopped taking it. Hopefully my doctor wi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/28/2014 6:32:05 PM

Reviewer: betsysmith, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on this since October. I had no problems in the beginning. Now I am experiencing severe stomach cramps and can barely eat without wanting to barf. I was scoped and just inflammation. I was taking Carafate and that wasn't helping the cramps either.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
6/18/2014 11:22:11 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication may have helped Gerd and Ulcer but at the expense of my total health and life. Extreme anemia, shooting stomach and chest pains could not get out of bed. REPORTed to FDA and received no response. Please report your side effects.

Condition: Condition in which Stomach Acid is Pushed Into the Esophagus
5/23/2014 8:54:54 PM

Reviewer: KG, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
worked fine for 2 years then blood clot in my lower leg,ached all over for 6mo, tired muscle soreness from slightest exertion would take days to resolve, hemorroids for the past year got even worse. stopped up ear tubes. i stopped dexilant and all problems resolved in three days.ps developed pyronies disease in midst of all this that has also improved

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