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    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    4/6/2015 6:48:41 PM

    Reviewer: mzha, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My spouse took Valsartan medicine with diovan and developed a chronic cough that is unbearable. The allergy doctor caught it and he is now off it. I think they said the cough could last for about 4 wks. He also gained weight around his middle, got pains in his legs, has trouble getting up and out of bed. Besides all that his sciatic pains came back from the chronic cough.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    12/14/2014 1:12:07 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have been on Diovan HCT for around 15 years, and in the last 18 months or so, I have had severe hair loss. I was diagnosed with thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) when I had my physical last year, but my nurse practitioner denied that it could be caused by the Diovan. I am going to discontinue it and hope that I can lower my BP with diet and exercise. I also hope that my hair and platelet ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    12/11/2014 10:39:22 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have recently had blood tests and am found to be extremely low on Vitamin D. This can be a side effect of any "thiazide" medication. Please monitor Vitamin D levels while on this medicine.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    8/12/2014 2:52:21 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have hair lost very bad. can you help me?

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    7/13/2014 5:47:56 PM

    Reviewer: oily, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    KEEPS MY BP IN NORMAL RANGES

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