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Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/20/2009 9:52:29 PM

Reviewer: Bob, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this medication since a quadruple-by-pass surgery, sept. 2006, and as yet have found no problems. I see many people have experienced some bloating, gas and other discomfort, so I guess my system can tolerate this medication OK. No complaints.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/20/2009 9:16:17 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is my second hbp medicine, first one made me feel like I had the flu all the time. Stayed on it a month symtoms got worse. Called Dr. TOLD her I wasn't going to take it any longer. She put me on this medicine been on it a week now. Gas, bloating BAD...diarea and tired... I'll give it a few more weeks but if the symptoms don't stop or get worse I'm going to call Dr. and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/20/2009 6:36:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had 150/100 at one point. I am a 32 year old man. I have gained about 10 pounds since I have started it. I started it a month ago. It has controled my bp mostly. Sometimes it goes to 130 but, mostly it is very good. No real dizziness or being more tired than normal. I will have to say though I also had hernia surgery the day I started the medication so, the weight gain could be from it. I d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/20/2009 5:58:54 PM

Reviewer: Val C., 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
OMG!!!! I am glad I am reading some of the comments. THE GAS, swollen ankles,runny bowels, FEELING TIRED AND JUST PLAIN ZONED OUT and crazy. I TAKE 50 MG IN THE MORNING AND 50 MG IN THE EVENING. I CAN'T AFFORD TO GAIN ANY MORE WEIGHT. I AM TRYING TO LOSE! I WAS TAKING TOPROL XL 100MG BUT WHEN I TRIED TO GET IT FILLED THE PHARMACY SAID THERE WAS A RECALL! I CALLED MY DOC BUT HE WAS NOT AVAIL. D ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/20/2009 1:51:33 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
caused tingling and numbness in hands and feet. had to switch to something else

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