Review: how effective is Dexilant for Acid reflux?
(By eHealthMe on Aug, 30, 2014)
Overall ratings: 3.5/5
Long term ratings: 3.7/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) is for Acid reflux. The study is based on 240 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Dexilant
Dexilant (latest outcomes from 1,524 users) has active ingredients of dexlansoprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Acid reflux (latest reports from 45,659 patients) can be treated by Omeprazole, Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, Protonix, Prilosec Otc.
On Aug, 30, 2014: 240 people are studied for taking Dexilant in Acid reflux
Dexilant effectiveness for Acid reflux (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Dexilant for Acid reflux * :
|Acid reflux||72.08%||27.92% |
Age of people who take Dexilant for Acid reflux * :
|Acid reflux||0.00%||0.00%||0.42%||7.50%||12.08%||24.58%||22.08%||33.33% |
Who find Dexilant more effective for Acid reflux?
Gender of people who find Dexilant more effective * :
|Acid reflux||75.97%||24.03% |
Age of people who find Dexilant more effective * :
|Acid reflux||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.98%||12.40%||18.60%||25.58%||36.43% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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