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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of hydrochlorothiazide oral.

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/11/2009 2:42:20 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Took 12.5 MGMYL for about 3 weeks. I was okay for the first two weeks but by the third week I had severe lightheadedness, headaches, loss of appetite, stomach aches, diarrhea. I also had severe dizziness (mainly at night), constant weakness, confusion, and a fast heartbeat. I also had trouble sleeping at night due to the fast heartbeat and dizziness. I told my doctor today and now I'm off the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/11/2009 12:15:17 PM

Reviewer: ADK user, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have taken HCTZ 25mg for about 20 years in addition to other Rx for High BP. HCTZ has been the "magic bullet". Last summer I had an experience with gout-like pain: it's the thiazide; I also had a scary experience with a collapse at the gym. Beware moderate to heavy exercise: excessive perspiration creates a dangerous situation with HCTZ leading to preventricular contractions and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/9/2009 1:50:59 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After taking this medication for about 3 - 4 years I started to develope a sever pain in my right big toe joint. Gout? Pain comes on for 2 - 3 days and after taking moltrin goes away. After reading about Gout, I found out that this medication could add to the possibility of getting a gout attack. Need to talk with my Dr.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/8/2009 12:17:33 AM

Reviewer: Super DON, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/6/2009 9:56:29 PM

Reviewer: What Works?, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Took HCTZ 12.5mg for three weeks with no drop in B.P.& lost 12lbs on my own with diet & excercise. Totaly slowed down gym routine due to dizziness. Constantly thirsty, craved coffee after not drinking for six months. Continously had to urinate & could not sleep through the night. Had a few minor nose bleeds, headaches & listless. Have changed to Lisinopril 10mg & start 7 Feb 09 ... Show Full Comment

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