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Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/14/2009 5:25:04 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The biggest problem with this med is that it's hard to swallow. It floats. A low does of this med lowered my bloodpressure, helped my a-fib, eliminated my migraines, and got rid of my anxiety/anger problems.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/5/2009 9:44:26 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This mediine almost killed me. I was on too much for too long. (420) mg capsule I stayed in the emergency room with heart racing and pulse too low to register. Also my BP was high but pulse low. I started losing my hair badly like chemo, according to my hairdresser. I had numerous stomach and digestive problems as well. I felt terrible all the time and never slept. I finally called the doc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/3/2009 1:20:08 PM

Reviewer: frisky, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
At the beginning of my high blood medication treatment I was given Diltiazem and it made me sick, bloated and barely able to walk up a flight of stairs. Told my doctor and he then prescribed Cartia instead. Cartia was doing pretty good. No bloating, no swelling no nothing. Went to get a refill one month to discover they changed my pill to another manufacturer. This one is a blue and white cap ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/25/2009 11:58:43 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
this medication has not lower my heart rate and makes me tied. Also I've noticed at certain times my blood presure increases and I have a head hurts.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/27/2009 11:05:41 AM

Reviewer: thumper, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've been on 360mg a day for three years now - I've put on weight and am tired even after a full night's sleep. Good to know I'm not the only one with the same side affects

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