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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
1/31/2014 12:52:32 AM

Reviewer: Shadowlight, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started on 5mg of bystolic for first time high blood pressure. I felt more dead than alive on it. I had extreme lethargy and weakness. After a week on it my Dr. said the dosage must of been too strong . I was switched over to 2.5 mg of Norvasc and immediately felt better the next day.I still have side effects from the Norvasc but not nearly as bad as the Bystolic.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/24/2014 2:43:15 PM

Reviewer: roz, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I feel slightly dizzy and sick. I had a bad experience with having to urinate about ten time during one night which did not reoccur.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/23/2014 12:39:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started taking this medication a couple months ago when a specialist prescribed it to me due to my high blood pressure (180+/130+) and to help with my heart rate (80+). When I first started taking it I was told to take it at night, I remember becoming very sluggish- it was like as soon as I took it, I had about 25 min to make sure I was in bed or I'd basically just collapse anywhere. It did ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/21/2014 1:29:42 PM

Reviewer: patdixon, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i cant tell any difference when i take it

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/19/2014 11:32:05 AM

Reviewer: Luckylittleoldme, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Developed severe back of neck debilitating cramps both sides of neck, esp left side. Given as 1st drug with no positive reduction in bp after 4 days. Hydroclorothaizide added which controlled the bp and still does without Bystolic. Also develtyoped 101.2 fever, rash and hive type lumps on skin over back of neck muscles. Pain and low grade fever continued even when given amoxicillin for a subsequen ... Show Full Comment

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