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... reet Journal Online, June 6 2002, Prilosec's Maker Switches Users To Nexium, Thwarting Generics, explaining AstraZeneca's situation surrounding the loss of their Prilosec patent. ... (10 replies)
... I'm not saying whether I do or don't, but if this is the case, why have I read so many posts here in these boards that say that neither Prilosec or the generic Omeprazole worked for them. Instead, they finally found some relief by using Nexium. ... (10 replies)
... horrible nausea and chronic diarrhea. Per my GI docs instructions, I stayed on the Nexium for a bit to see if it would work, but it only made things worse. When I went off of Nexium, the nausea and heartburn went away. ... (10 replies)

... Has anyone taken nexium and changed to prilosec and found it works just as good? ... (0 replies)
... acid problems. I tried prilosec first but it did nothing for me. I have to admit the Nexium helped a lot, and I was lucky in that it hasn't given me any side effects. I've now been on it 1.5 years. ... (10 replies)
... ernia, which is what's causing the gerd. I'm a swimmer, and my doc has advised me to take an antacid just before swimming. Her plan for me is to have me take a Nexium a day to see if I can get some relief, and then to taper down. Of course, I am also doing all the other recommended things, i.e. ... (10 replies)
... I found that one prilosec a day didn't do it for me, but two did. ... (10 replies)
... no Generic substitute for brand name NEXIUM at the present time. ... (2 replies)
... now Nexium twice daily.. I've had an EGD which was normal. My ENT looked at my throat again 3 weeks ago and said it was still red and inflammed. ... (4 replies)
... Charla, I take 40mg Nexium daily. ... (3 replies)
... Prilosec OTC is a name that is licensed from Astrazeneca, but the drug is not produced by Astrazeneca. Only prescription Prilosec is produced by Astrazeneca. ... (1 replies)
... I've been on Nexium for years. Works great, as before Nexium I was on Prilosec and that didn't really work. ... (8 replies)
... I've been in the same situation with other meds before where it was cheaper to get scrip instead of OTC. I was told that the OTC Prilosec was not as strong as pharmacy but many people seem to do well with OTC brands. ... (3 replies)
... Before I could have an endoscopy, I had to take Prilosec OTC. ... (2 replies)
... I think it depends on the individual. I know some who have great results with Nexium.. some who have great results with the Prilosec OTC meds. For me I was on Nexium the first few months and it helped some, but not much. I've been on Prevacid ever since. ... (4 replies)
... and even if you follow a strict diet such as I and sleep inclined you still will have some episodes from time to time. I'm a strict vegetarian now for about 6 months and it has helped 90% but I do have a sugar problem and if I over do it will set it off! But I did find removing meat made a big difference in the severity and duration of bouts. The kicker here is you start to... (10 replies)
... Unfortunately GERD and LPR are the result of a specific physical problem - an incompetent esophageal sphincter - which is unlikely to be cured with medication (and would require major surgery to address). One of the challenges with PPIs is that they are primarily designed to give your body a chance to heal from the acid that refluxes into the esophagus. Many people start... (10 replies)
... I find that each person's body reacts differently to each drug, I know that I tried every OTC and every prescription for several years before I finally found that Nex worked the best after a month and that was taking 2 a day. This last week even taking 2 a day I am still getting a slight burn in the throat and chest, it's like it is not working as well now. It was a fun ride... (10 replies)
... Amen. I'm using the CVS brand, and it works well.... (10 replies)
... There are a number of studies which show that all the PPI's have basically the same rate of effectiveness. Some individual patients may find that one drug works better or has fewer side effects than another, but there's absolutely no evidence that one PPI is best overall. My generic omeprazole is nice and cheap these days! (10 replies)

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