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Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/22/2013 2:48:11 PM

Reviewer: frostie91, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have only been taking this med for one week but the MD has had to go up from 25mg to 100mg already. His partner said take in AM and am dizzy and sleepy. Going back to night time dosing. So far not happy.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/16/2013 9:22:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started out with 25 mg. and gradually raised to the highest dosage (100 mg) and it did absolutely nothing for my blood pressure - in fact, it actually seemed to raise it a little, I was getting readings around 160/105 which is a bit higher than it was. Too bad it didn't work at all, really no side effects with this.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/14/2013 10:32:46 AM

Reviewer: EKC29, 75 or over on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Losartan replaced Mycardis HCT because my uric acid was high. Furosemide was prescribed also. Ankle swelling was reduced but I have a pounding in my head upon awaking and my blood pressure then is in the 140's over 60's.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/13/2013 1:00:58 PM

Reviewer: Meme, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My mother started on this medication becuse her previous BP pill caused constant cough. Within a week of taking Losartan, she started with diarrhea. MD discontinued this for one week and she was restarted on the Losartan. She has had constant nausea/vomiting, headache, leg pain and swelling, sinus congestion. Was admitted to hospital for dehydration. CT of abd., head, scan of gallbladder all negat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/11/2013 2:44:02 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Excellent....works wonders for me.

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