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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide oral.

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
11/29/2012 5:35:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
my doctor prescribe me benazapril/hctz 20/25mg. i was taking it for less than a month. my heart rate goes up to 115 p/m, feels weak, and had a dry cough all the time, light headedness when sitting & looking down and up. but my bp is down to normal which is good, but the heart rate so high, i could feel my heart beat make me anxious all the time. so my doctor precribe me to take losartan 10 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/29/2012 8:52:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this medication for 7 months and have developed severe visual problems. Light sensitivity and seeing blotches and just not being able to see properly... Anybody else?

Condition: High Blood Pressure
5/9/2012 5:09:47 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am 71 yrs male, diabetic on pills, BP=135/70. Took pill and BP=103/65 & in 48hrs got this result. Got light headache. Concern with yellow pee but will monitor if due to not drinking enough liquid. If not will go in to consultation. Got followup visit in 30days.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
5/5/2012 3:08:38 AM

Reviewer: Chalice, 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:
I have been taking Benazepril 20-12 htcz for a month and it has worked well for me. BP dropped from 190/112 to 94/78. For the first few days, I developed severe headache but no longer.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/14/2012 5:59:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This drug has been effective for me for the last 3 years. I had the dry cough for about a month but now I am not bothered by it at all. I found that eating right and exercise add greatly to my overall blood pressure reduction.

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