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Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/12/2013 8:58:02 PM

Reviewer: falcon69, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've taken this drug for 2 years, and have gotten steadily more and more short of breath when just doing menial yardwork, have also put on 20 lbs., severly tired, and dizzy. I Intend to wean myself off this drug. It was prescribed by a Cardiologist, so my family Doctor, won't try something else. I'm also on Lisinopril and Norvasc. I'll keep using those.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/10/2013 11:49:13 AM

Reviewer: GeenaWolf, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have found that this drug (300MG 2X a day) is keeping my BP down, but it really has some annoying side effects that I see others have posted. Tingly scalp, and sometimes legs; light headedness, especially in the morning; I cannot breath as well, and this is most notable when exercising; VERY sore leg muscles after running if I take the daily dose before running, I have to run just before my next ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/26/2013 5:29:54 PM

Reviewer: JoAnn, 65-74 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:
I used to take Atenolol along with exercise and low salt diet but my BP was still 165/95 on the average. Now I take 100 mg twice daily and now average BP is 125/75. Only issue is sometimes I feel weak/tired and a little faint for about an hour in the mornings. Does not occur all the time.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/16/2013 6:29:14 PM

Reviewer: ?, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I think this drug is interacting with my asthma and is causing shortness of breath.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
5/20/2013 10:01:33 AM

Reviewer: bettyeb, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:

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