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    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    6/10/2016 5:21:27 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    FOR THE FIRST TWO WEEKS IT LOOKED OK, BUT AFTER THAT MY MUSCLES BECAME WEAK AND PAINFUL, I WALK FEELING PAIN IN MY LEGS AND HAVE NO ENERGY. WILL GO TO THE DOCTOR TO CHANGE THIS MED.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    1/22/2016 12:16:09 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Within one month of starting irbesartan, my hair started falling out and continued to do so until I stopped taking it and went back to my brand name drug. Upon stopping irbesartan, my hair grew back in.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    1/4/2016 4:48:47 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I was taking 150 mg and it was increased by 75 mg to 225 and I think my hair is falling out! Anyone else have such a problem!!!

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    6/15/2015 11:50:17 AM

    Reviewer: HMH, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Quickly brought BP down, have cut pill into three and BP is 125/80,I am 71. HOWEVER,I am having severe discomfort with burning sensations in arms and chest,weird feelings,like skin on fire,have lost lots of energy. Am meeting with the Specialist to discuss,maybe I can go off meds totally?? Three Months on.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    4/7/2015 7:55:22 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    have insomnia, body aches, fatigue, nightmares

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