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Condition: High Blood Pressure
5/2/2013 11:47:17 AM

Reviewer: mammyred2000, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken Chlorthalidone for many years with little side effects. Have to take potassium sometimes,as it lowers that in the body, but otherwise no problems. It is the only medication we have found that works for me without causing asthma problems. Each time I get a new physician, I have to beg them to use this instead of beta blockers. They really don't want to give it.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
11/5/2012 1:26:46 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started out a month ago with 50mg of Chorthaladone and after a week of taking it, I was having headaches and constipation. I am now taking 25mg by cutting in half and see the same BP readings that I was getting with the higher dosage. I do have to make sure that I am eating more fruits and vegetables and lately making smoothies with Kale. This keeps the constipation under control. I am losing th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/12/2012 4:49:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My blood sugars prior to taking this drug were perfectly normal. After three months of taking it, I developed a high blood sugar (135)and Acl Hgb was 6.67. Does any doctor out there know if this is just coincidence or a cause of diabetes which my doctor says I now have. HELP

Condition: High Blood Pressure
5/3/2012 3:54:59 PM

Reviewer: tired of meds, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
within 7 days, joint pain & sleepiness. stopped the med and pain and sleepiness went away. i stopped eating wheat and have lost weight and lowered blood pressure. i H8t meds...

Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/24/2012 6:53:22 PM

Reviewer: scorp55, 55-64 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: 2

Comment:
This worked very well for me until I had severe reaction. Eventhough it is very rare, I developed pancreatitis. Ended up in the hospital. Don't care how well it worked. Stopped med immediatly.

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