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Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/15/2015 9:48:49 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Female, 71,used drug for about 25 years for hypertension in combination with lisinopril and to control peripheral edema. Then I started having low sodium numbers. I was having such mental confusion that I had to have my grandson drive for me and help me. My sodium got down to 124 before the doctor said that it was the Hydroclorothiazide. I have been recovering my mental health, but my blood pressu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/25/2015 12:18:49 PM

Reviewer: drob, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

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Went to eye doctor and showing signs of glaucoma. Eye doctor said this medication can cause these signs and symptoms as well as a loss of vision.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/11/2015 2:58:12 PM

Reviewer: dottydee, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I take 12.4 MG of Hydrochlorothiazide for high blood pressure and it works and has kept my blood pressure safe and low. To counteract the depletion of necessary nutrients when taking this drug I take a 90mg Potassium and 400mg Magnesium supplements and try to eat potassium loaded bananas. I've had NO side effects, only did when dose was increased to 25MG and went back to 12.4MG. I'm gra ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/5/2015 6:57:52 AM

Reviewer: nonr, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
gave me freaking GOUT! Very painful and debilitating.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
5/29/2015 12:43:16 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
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