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Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/5/2013 11:56:48 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I persisted with this drug for 3 years,through bouts of flue like symptoms and diarreah and it made not the slightest difference to my blood pressure which has always been 140/90.As soon as I stopped taking it the symptoms stopped.I take nothing now and blood pressure is still 140/90,the only ones unhappy are the CEOs of the drug companys.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/23/2013 12:01:01 PM

Reviewer: doodeeann, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
HBP was the first of my "old age" conditions diagnosed. I have been taking it about 10 years. It seems to maintain a steady BP for me. If I have any side effects it would be occasional dizziness, and occasional diarrhea. These are tolerable compared to others. The concern I have with this brand is that there is no generic equivalent so it is the most expensive of my drugs; even with co ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/6/2012 4:43:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
just started

Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/17/2012 11:11:46 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male 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:
concerned about ed

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/17/2012 10:04:44 PM

Reviewer: concern, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
BEWARE OF THIS DRUG!!! My mother switch to Micardis last month by her doctor after she developed an allergy with Norvasc after 4 years.On September 02,2012 she had a major stroke due to a rupture vein in her brain.As of today September 17,2012,she still in ICU fighting for her life.

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