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Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/21/2008 2:50:26 PM

Reviewer: Paul P, 65-74 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have used ths medication for 2 years 1 80mg pill each morning and my BP is consistantly at 110/75 -- vs 150/95 without BP treatment -- previous use of Ace Blocker was less stable redings

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/16/2008 2:59:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication lowered my BP to 106/64 within 1 week of starting it at 160 mg. I was weak and unable to perform my normal walking and Jazzercise activities and I am now trying Benicar 10 mg. I had previously switched from Benazapril 10 mg which actually worked better for me but caused a severe cough. I'm hoping Benicar is the answer. I was not happy with the majority of comments on Benicar ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/6/2008 5:15:24 PM

Reviewer: bn60, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have H.B. preshure but not as high until I started using this new med Valsartan. yes I had a spike of 160/94 - 47 after missing a dose (one a day of 160 mg).

Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/17/2008 8:56:31 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/11/2008 12:30:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
seems to keep blood pressure down if I wacth what I eat

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