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Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/13/2009 2:41:13 AM

Reviewer: essentialhypertension, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've had hypertension since age 26 and have used beta blockers majority of the time. At age 43 and pregnant I used Labetalol and it was effective in controlling my blood pressure. One month after giving birth I was still feeling exhausted and foggy feeling. My doctor slowly returned me to Atenolol and it was like an immediate change. No more foggy-headedness; my head felt clearer and I was les ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/28/2009 9:59:11 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Have been taking this drug for a month. I went from 100mg to 200mg t0 300mg, and am now on 400mg twice a day. This med does not seem to be lowering my blood pressure. Also I have gained 5 lbs. and feel tired.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/24/2009 7:30:14 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medicine is great because I wanted to have a safe pill to take while being pregnant.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/5/2009 4:33:45 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I only took one 200 MG tab and experienced alot of side effects such as chest pains, shortness of breath, face turned red and puffy, pains in right arm, head tingled, dizzy, felt heart beat in my head and had a terrible head ache. Had to stop after one pill. Bp went up instead of down.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/26/2008 9:44:31 PM

Reviewer: Kevin in Ohio, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on 100mg 3x a day for 4-wks now and the past 2-wks I have noticed frequent shortness of breath, sweating, tremors in both hands and forgetfulness I'm also concerned about a slow urine stream. I am a 44 yr old male, 6'3" in height and weigh 260 lbs., the doctor has just put be on Carvedilol 6.25mg 2x per day, we'll see what happens.

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