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    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    8/14/2017 3:30:24 PM

    Reviewer: Steve13, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Army doctors put me on HCTZ. Worked well at first (2 yrs). Then it gave me Gout(one of the little talked about side effects). The pain from Gout is indescribable. DON'T TAKE HCTZ.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    7/19/2017 7:41:45 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Made me sick sick sick thought i was going to die.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    7/14/2017 8:30:40 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    this drug is amazing for lowering your bp,but you cant take it every day just as needed,,i get cramps in my fingers and feet,it makes you so tired and lazy,cause it gets your bl so low after a few days,pee a lot up all night,i only take it when I fall off the wagon and it gets me back in a few days then I don't take it any more ,

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    6/13/2017 7:13:56 PM

    Reviewer: alohababe, 25-34 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Horrible medication. Did not work. Do not think this should ever be rx'ed as a long term treatment. I had been taking this as part of a combo pill with lisinopril (lisinopril 20 mg-hctz 12.5mg) for >4 years for my essential hypertension. It took me that long to figure out what was the culprit of all of my side effects: ringing in ears/slight hearing loss, dry mouth, get up to urinate 5x a n ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    5/12/2017 6:23:24 AM

    Reviewer: fids4ever, 35-44 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:
    After taking Effexor/venlafaxine for over 10 years for my anxiety and depression, the medication made me go from borderline low blood pressure my entire life to extremely high blood pressure consistently for five months. At first, we, my doctor and I figured it was anxiety related but I started monitoring at home as well. He was reluctant to go right into bp meds so started with the hydro first, r ... Show Full Comment

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