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Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/10/2008 8:55:40 PM

Reviewer: Mclasscut1@aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I havent started it yet but I will as soon as my hubby brings it home form the store,Im just worried about side effects.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/10/2008 11:55:17 AM

Reviewer: pisces1, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Been on this med for 5 mo so far...experienced extreme fatigue in the beginning which subsided, but now experiencing depression and hair thinning...going off med immediately and plan on trying alternative methods to lower bp.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/8/2008 12:22:46 AM

Reviewer: stuwag@aol.com, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am also taking Diovan and Sular. My BP was still running high until I started taking 25mg Atenolol. It now runs on the low side (109/60) I dropped from 40mg.Sular to 30mg.Sular. This helped balance things. I have however recently developed horseness (like my voice is changing), at times. Droopy eyelids, occasional numbness in fingers and toes. My thinking has been confusing. I normally multi-tas ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/6/2008 7:16:08 PM

Reviewer: RMJones, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I take 1/2 morning 1/4 evening 100 MGSo far i have not conrtrolled my peaks I take norvasc in addition and when I peak 190/103 169/90 high BP wakes me up at night I get nervous and flushed and I am off balancelI was onMetoprolol100 MG 2 times a day but my balance was off

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/6/2008 2:09:13 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken Atenolol for about 10 years with great results. Recently though, I have had to add Diovan to my daily medication as the Atenolol didn't seem to be "enough" to keep my BP at a safe level, and I was already taking the maximum dosage of 100mg. In all fairness, I am also the heaviest and least active I've ever been. I am starting an exercise and healthier eating progr ... Show Full Comment

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