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Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/18/2008 4:35:57 AM

Reviewer: JB 1025, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Been on this drug for a week had the head creepy crawlys thing, muscle spasms fast heart beat did lower my blood pressure for only a short while now crazy high again...not sure where to look this drug is not getting it done for me.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/25/2008 2:29:49 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
it lowers my blood pressure when i first take it and then 3 hrs later i have to take it again because my blood pressure is back up

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/27/2008 1:28:33 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was on hyzaar and doing great. My husband and I were thinking about having kids and the doctor put me on labetalol. Since being on it, I gained 20 pounds in no time. I was used to a diuretic. My legs are so swelled, they ache and hurt all the time. I have asthma anyway and even the lung specialist can't figure out why I am unable to breathe. They put me on a water pill to alleviate some ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/17/2008 5:00:26 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
take 100 mg twice a day - started when i was 29 (31 now). controls my blood pressure nicely, i even took it when i was pregnant with no problems. i did not have any side effects other than some dizziness but that went away within the first 2 weeks of taking the drug. very happy with results

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/8/2008 11:28:50 PM

Reviewer: merbill@aol.com, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
BB all over the place. Heart rate down nicely to 80-84bpm'sGained about 8 lbs in 3 days and terrible muscle ache in calves and thighs when walking.Retaing some fluids in legs and arms. Must be a better Beta Blocker than this< I am very unhappy.15 years since a heart transplant,otherwise doing very well.

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