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Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/26/2008 12:10:13 AM

Reviewer: Ev, 55-64 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:
since I gained weight in 2004 high blood surfaced during the same time in addition to it being part of my family history. I have been on the medication since 2004 to present, I check my pressure each day and the avg. is 111/90 on 4/6 occasions this year elevating during stressful times, I am quite pleased with the results, however I was informed by my Dr.to keep taking until I lose at least 35 po ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/24/2008 7:52:35 AM

Reviewer: sassy7037, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
so far it working getting my blood pressure down but it been speeding my pluse rate up.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/20/2008 6:29:45 AM

Reviewer: MeMe9770, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am taking this along with Benzicar, Potassium and a 325mg aspirin daily. I have EXTREME high blood pressure although only 33. So far no really bad side effects except for frequent urination. It had taken my BP from 225/125 to 146/96...so far so good!

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/16/2008 9:24:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Stopped taking this2 days ago . Rash is still itching in spots but seems to be clearing up. Called Pharmicist he said I should never have been given this drug. Told Doc I was allergic to sulpha drugs but he didn't think there was enough in it to bother me.WRONG!!!Druggist suggested I need a new Doctor I will never take this drug again. Hope I don't have a stroke or heart attack before I ca ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/14/2008 6:40:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Have been on drug since August. It lowered pressure . Have had hives and rashes since. Prednisone was only thing that helped. Rash came back 2 days later. Doc thinks its something else . I am allergic to Sulpha drugs He does not think There is enogh in it to bother me. I am stopping drug today . Will call him in the morning. Tried lisinopril and was allergic to it. Hope there is something I can ta ... Show Full Comment

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