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Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/29/2013 7:14:01 PM

Reviewer: Tom (IRISH), 65-74 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking Valsartan,for yrs,because of HBP.I have Diabetes & have been retaining fluids. I am taking Lasix but am still retaining fluids.My PCP put me on Spirolactone& told me too cut out the Valsartan first if I didn't feel well.I am on vacation in another state & don't know if I'm doing the correct thing! Tom

Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/10/2013 11:40:48 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The drug by itself was fine. Used an HCTZ with it. O.K. Too expensive as combination. Need to get Valsartan separately.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/29/2013 9:03:23 PM

Reviewer: TONY1044, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I promised that I'd be back to give an update on this med.the first 3 mos on this drug was an uphill battle for me as posted .All sort of side effects..but I insisted cuz I wanted it to work for me.I cut the 160/12.5 in half and take one half in the morning,the other at night. works wonder . Now I'm back to full strength and no side effects.Give ur body some time to adjust to the med and u ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/18/2013 2:11:36 PM

Reviewer: valsartan, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
lisinopril replacement not working as well as lisinopril

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/17/2013 5:45:26 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
heatache

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