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Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/9/2015 6:40:50 PM

Reviewer: DC, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Over the many years that I've been on this medication I've been switched from the lower dose, years later to two times a day back to one time a day on 240 mg and now for the past year or so to 300 mg at bed time. It has always made my hair shed but not noticeable loss,(only to me), and the 300 mg has my body aching like fibromyalgia in the legs, thighs and other parts of the body. My bloo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/8/2015 6:05:11 PM

Reviewer: es, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was placed on 120 mg Verapamil once a day in April of 2007. For going on 8 years on the same dosage my BP remained at safe levels. I had minimal side effects and can only report excessive sweating out and in doors an issue not present before taking this Medication. I have experienced mild constipation which I remedy with yogurt Activia with live cultures, and I eat plenty of fruit.I also have an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
11/10/2014 4:43:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Was taking 240 mg of this. It worked well in lowering my HBP to 110/79 most of the time. This was good however, I hated taking this pill. I was extremely constipated, had headaches, lost of hair in large amounts, instantly felt like I was burning up, constantly wanted to urinate even it just a few drops and I was VERY RED in the face all the time on this drug and at times I sweat like a hog an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/2/2014 8:34:30 AM

Reviewer: verapamil er 240 mg, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I don't know if this is a side effect but sometimes when I take a deep breath feel funny like not enough air then goes away have felt this way since on medicine dr says he does not think its causing it and cant give me a reason I feel this way,thinking about seeing another dr. need answers

Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/21/2014 10:44:20 PM

Reviewer: kimfrazier, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I now have lupus of the skin.

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