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Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/17/2015 6:23:58 PM

Reviewer: Sharri, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Went to the doctor for migraines and my pressure was 190/152. He started me on this as well as some pain meds for the migraines. The first week while taking this,I was vomiting and did not feel well AT ALL. I went back and he told me my body was just adjusting to the medicine and that it had to get use t having normal blood pressure. Its been about a month and I feel a lot better. My pressure is n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/9/2015 2:16:30 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Hydrochlorothiazide worked great for 6-8 mos. dosage: 25 mg once daily and 10 MEQ Potassium CL daily. Potassium level too low, Dr. Increased Potassium CL to 20 MEQ daily, for two weeks, Potassium level 3.3, now changed to 12.5 mg Hydrochlorothiazide and 20 MEQ Potassium for two weeks. Be sure to keep a check on Potassium Levels.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/3/2015 8:51:41 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
urinate too much will talk to dr about stopping this...ridiculous

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

Comment:
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.

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