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Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/29/2014 6:31:51 PM

Reviewer: Mama, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Had a double bypass in Dec. feel worse now than what I did before surgery. Lower back pain constantly, legs swollen, food taste terrible, dizzy and lightheaded, tired and sleepy after taken each dose. Not being able to urinate only a little at a time. Stop meds feel completely great.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/15/2014 8:25:08 PM

Reviewer: bhealthy, 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 have been taking this medication for a little less than one year. Extremely tired after taking, hair started to fall out, experienced terrible dizzy spells and 30 plus pounds weight gain. Lost control of my bladder after a few months of taking, (way too young at 55 to have all of those symptoms appear AFTER starting the medication). All of these symptoms become worse so I stopped taking the medi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/7/2014 10:16:02 PM

Reviewer: Susan19125, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Been on this medication for ten months, I hate the side effects. I had alot of hair loss and within an hour of taking it during the day I become so tired that I have to sleep if I don't I get a painful headache and my body hurts until I nap. I am trying to get off this drug but as soon as we decreased the dose my bp went right back up. I am having horrible withdraw symptoms from it. I hope I c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/28/2014 1:49:35 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/23/2014 4:47:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Definately lowers my pressure, when nothing else did, but I am so tired!

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