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Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/25/2010 8:47:34 AM

Reviewer: ccbb10, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Have been having a problem with long dormant alopecia and am concerned that catapres is aggravating it.. Wondering if anyone else has had the problem.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/17/2009 9:04:09 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Been on for 2 weeks and has helped lower the bp but makes me very tired. Hopefully will adjust to it soon and not be as tired.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/1/2009 11:32:08 PM

Reviewer: diana460@verizon.net, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have high blood pressure and I take Catapres to control my blood pressure. I have adverse effects with other types of medicinal blood pressure medications. My doctor told me to get Taurine at the vitamin store. Is the combination of these two types of medications safe to take?

Condition: High Blood Pressure
11/17/2009 5:03:32 PM

Reviewer: PhilaGirl264@msn.com, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
worked well with bringing down my blood pressure

Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/10/2009 1:38:28 AM

Reviewer: MyHeadHurts, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have severe high blood pressure and always used Catapres just for emergency use, disolving it under my tongue. I take 40 mg. Lisinopril and a diuretic daily. I am tired of having emergencies and was finally given the patch. I thought this would be the end of these daily episodes but my blood pressure is as high as ever. I have the patch 0.2 mg., I had to take two more 0.2 tablets throughout the ... Show Full Comment

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