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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Bystolic oral.

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/13/2014 6:56:01 AM

Reviewer: Chad, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this medication for well over a year now, every BP check has been 120/80. Besides a lower energy level my potassium level dropped and had to start taking potassium pills. Has anyone else on this med seen a drop in potassium level?

Condition: High Blood Pressure
11/25/2014 1:14:12 PM

Reviewer: Dionne2000, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication did not lower my blood pressure. It raised my LDL, I had been taking it for a month and by blood pressure was 170/100 and at my doctors appointment it was 210/110. He had to give me a clonidine to lower ti.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/19/2014 7:01:14 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
On this med for 3 months. Could not be happier. Had slight ED problem with previous med. Sex drive now like a 25 year old. No noticable side effects. Blood pressure readings normal

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/17/2014 4:47:53 AM

Reviewer: Rowdy56, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Have been on Bystolic a little over one year. It controls my blood pressure, but the side effects will make you feel like you are dying or would be better off dead. It gives me constant sinus and chest congestion. My bronchial tubes are full of congestion, and I feel like I am drowning. This has been a constant problem since shortly after I began the drug. I have been to the ER twice with respirat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/7/2014 10:19:58 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This has been so affective that my Dr took me completely off of my other bp med. This alone keeps my bp at 130/80 however......it is hard for me to get use to the hard heart beats and slower beat rate. Doesn't hurt or painful but, its just different and not sure if I want to continue with it at this time.

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