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Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/1/2009 2:14:44 PM

Reviewer: raynittolo@gmail.com, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've been taking this about 6 months. Was switched from Atenenol. I was prescibed for 125+ heart rate.I have been sooo tired, unmotivated, burning tingling in feet/body, blurred vision, not able to sleep well and urinating frequently at night. I have also gained weight after losing quit a few pounds, although I can attribute that to lack of energy, I think. I was on lipronosil(?), but quit it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/27/2009 3:39:29 PM

Reviewer: Muttchen, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After trying a number of different meds that all gave me the scatchy thoat side effect in the worst way, I have been on this for about a year. Except for the weight gain (15 lbs since I started), I am pretty much side effect free. Seems like I am one of the lucky ones.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/26/2009 2:51:17 PM

Reviewer: cece, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking this once a day and the pharmacy said they were changing to 2x a day. Since taking this medication. I have noticed that I keep gaining weight 30 pounds. bad leg cramps at night. I walked a block to the subway and my left leg was hurting so bad. I have never been this tired before in my life. I made an appt with Doc on monday to stop this.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/19/2009 11:38:06 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Started taking the medication after a hospitalization for kidney stone and my blood pressure went from normal to 182/102. Side effects I noticed after 6 weeks were lethargy, severe leg cramps during the night, could not quench my thirst, constant headache, blurred vision and had decreased energy level and tired all the time. Prior to taking this med, I had lots of energy and was very motivated. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/5/2009 2:15:02 PM

Reviewer: pixietwin, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My bp was always elevated at the doctor's office as I have serious white coat syndrome. I take my bp at home with a wrist monitor and it's always lower. I have very large arms so I always ask in the doctor's office to use the proper size sleeve but often they use one that is too small and it reads higher. I recently went to the ER with a high bp and racing pulse that woke me up in t ... Show Full Comment

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