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Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/15/2015 7:31:25 AM

Reviewer: lynn, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
have got most side effects even to the point of having endoscopy which was fine so I beleave it was a side effect of the tablets one side effect is food hard to swollow

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/1/2015 10:52:59 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Taking Atacand 16mg for about 6 months. Works effectively in keeping BP down, but now have Burning Mouth Syndrome. Pharmacist says this is due to the build up of chemicals in the drug. Dr. says "not to worry." Also found hair is thinning. Well, at least I'm alive.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/30/2014 11:31:56 PM

Reviewer: Lisa, 45-54 Female 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:
Have had no problems with 8mg. Love it. Recently bp jumped up after 2 surgeries so Dr. added Bystolic, not digging it so far, now I have weird chest pains. Hoping after recovery can go back to just Atacand only.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/21/2013 9:39:40 PM

Reviewer: Pat Ryan, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Only my systolic is ever high. I take no other meds. Usually 128/60 Pulse 60. on medication. Off=150/60 or sometimes systolic is higher. Tried to get by on 16 but need 32 and take it at night. Other meds for BP were awful. Can't take diuretics, K falls too low and get cramps. Pain seems to make my B.P high. Have arthritis.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/17/2013 6:30:16 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on Atacand plus 16mg for only 3 months and have notice joint pain in my hands, whether this is due to the drug or not can not say for sure. It has been effective in getting my blood pressure back to we're it should been. Must admit a little worried reading other comments that users may have obtained liver & kidney damage due to this medication, will be speaking to my GP about ... Show Full Comment

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