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Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/14/2015 3:43:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I HATE that i ever started using a beta blocker. Yes, it did bring my bp down but the side effects are killing me! It leaves me feeling tired and listless. I don't feel like exercising but I've not lost any appetite so I've gained weight. I'm having to take 80 meq of potassium cl/day, just to keep my potassium level in the safe range. I tried to quit once and after 2 days I sta ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/29/2014 5:56:05 PM

Reviewer: Truly Blessed, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've had a Great experience with this drug. 5 years ago while working out I had an Vertebral Artery Dissection which led to a Stroke. I totally blew out my left Vertebral Artery. A Mind Blowing Injury- Due to being in Excellent shape at the time I'm still alive today. My Doctor suggested this drug mentioning it would work well with my active lifestyle. Since taking Bystolic I have maintain ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/29/2014 1:22:15 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Got my bp under control but I am experiencing nausa lightheadedness and my pulse went from low 70 s to low 50s. Also experiencing confusion and memory problems.

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.

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