I have used NOW's pepzin, but this Doctor's brand is surely better since it only offers Pepzin whereas NOW includes 2 other herbs and additives... It may sound confusing why Doctor's is better, but after using NOW's for 2 months I have developed moderate stomach spasms whenever I take the pills due to either slippery elm or other herbs or additives in NOW's product...I suspect this is allergic reaaction... i can't take the product anymore. When I want to buy Pepzin, I want to buy Pepzin,.. not a combination of other things that really doesn't help me with stomach illness. Doc's product offers ony Pepzin and that is all I need!
Posted by iHerb Customer on Oct 26, 2016 | Verified Purchase
The 1 out of 5 only applies to using it if you have histamine problems. The second time I took a pill I soon came out in unbearable itchiness (despite having taken a zyrtec that morning). Have discovered that carnosine degrades to histidine then histamine.
Posted by iHerb Customer on May 18, 2012 | Verified Purchase
It didnt work for me. Rather the "mastic gum worked much better.
Posted by iHerb Customer on Jul 14, 2011 | Verified Purchase
I gave ths to my son with Asperger's Syndrome Disorder hoping to see an improvement in social skills and now I hear it has little zinc-carnosine in it and is largely antacid, it could well have done him some harm.
Posted by iHerb Customer on Jun 17, 2010 | Verified Purchase
My lab is on dermaxx and thought we would try the PepZinGI, Zinc-l-Camosine Complex to help settle his digestive tract and it does not appear to have helped him. Unfortunately we have not found anything to replace Gastro-Calm which doesn't appear to be available any longer.
Posted by iHerb Customer on Nov 26, 2012 | Verified Purchase
Even though this product was recommended to me by friends and in a book on acid reflux, this product did not work for me and gave me a migraine. Think the culprit is the carnosine. Source Naturals Peach Raspberry Zinc Lozenges work much better in the moment. Nature's Plus DGL Capsules also work to calm my stomach.
Posted by iHerb Customer on Dec 14, 2010 | Verified Purchase
Posted by iHerb Customer on Sep 29, 2017 | Verified Purchase
To date I have not received the products, this company has no contact with its consumers. A shame!
Posted by iHerb Customer on Sep 06, 2013 | Verified Purchase
thhis got some poor reviews--check the info on iherb
Posted by iHerb Customer on Oct 11, 2017 | Verified Purchase
I took 1 capsule around an hour after breakfast. Almost immediately after, my heart beat faster and I felt dizzy. I am surprised that I did not see any such side effects in other reviews. Perhaps I am the only one. The good thing is my lower abdominal pain is gone after taking the capsule, but I do not think I dare to take this again due to the side effects. It's a waste of my money!
Posted by iHerb Customer on Jul 11, 2011 | Verified Purchase
as i expected
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