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    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

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    5/8/2017 8:17:31 AM

    Reviewer: Stevie, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Since starting this med (12.5mg) along with Amlodipine, my BP has lowered. However, I am experiencing cramping in my leg muscles, dry mouth and occasional headache. I have only been taking it for 2 weeks. So, I am giving it some time.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    4/12/2017 7:19:26 AM

    Reviewer: Saasy, 35-44 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:
    I was taking this med for about 4 years. At first I started having anxiety attacks. Still have them now but not as bad. For the last couple of years I've had tingling in my arms, feet

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    2/23/2017 4:03:32 PM

    Reviewer: Mrothe, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    It worked well to lower my blood pressure, and I actually lost 15 pounds. However, It has many side effects. I have lost my hair. I am SOOOO tired all the time. Walk around in a fog. My feet and hands hurts horrible. For some reason my right elbow hurts really bad and I can barely bend it. My eyes are red all the time and my eye sight has gotten worse. Doctor never said anything about taking extra ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    1/8/2017 2:22:25 PM

    Reviewer: Old Bill, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have been taking this medication for 2 or 3 years.I recently complained about pain in my stomach and abdomen to my PCP.He then prescribed TERAZOSIN 5mg.My bp was normal 130/77 when I went for appointment.That evening I took my first TERAZOSIN pill and bp dropped to 57/44.I THOUGHT I WAS DYING.I have not taken any more.I am a veteran and the VA is doing nothing for me.I still have a lot of pain i ... Show Full Comment

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