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    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    10/12/2009 6:43:34 AM

    Reviewer: Dawn Anonymous, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I started with 250 mg twice daily, and then after three weeks was moved to 500 mg twice daily. This was to decrease the chances of me fainting due to side effects. I have experienced dry mouth, dizziness, and a few other mild side effects but they always go away within 3-5 days. I am also trying to conceive, so I was switched to this from diovan. I recommend anyone taking it to up the dose slowly ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    10/7/2009 1:04:18 PM

    Reviewer: ashleighrk21@aol.com, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    i havent started takin it yet but with the way my other med was for my blood pressure i dont know if i want to use it. i guess if its better for me and my baby then i will if i have problems then i will let everybody know

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    9/18/2009 9:41:21 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have been taking this for over 5 years. When I was first diagnosed as having HBP I was trying to get pregnant, so my DR prescribed this. Finally, after 2 pregnancies, I have decided to continue using Methyldopa as I have had no adverse reactions to it, and it seems to keep my blood pressure in the normal range.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    5/21/2009 1:32:32 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I had been taking Methyldopa because I have hbp and I also want to get pregnant. I have never been so tired in my life. I am having trouble working because I feel semi sedated. Two weeks ago I was at a party. I was standing outside talking with a friend when I felt dizzy. I ended up passing out and fell back and hit my head on the cement. I went to the ER and after lots of tests they decided it w ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    5/7/2009 10:33:29 AM

    Reviewer: Liz, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This medication gave me rapid heartbeat and extreme shortness of breath. I was taking it for HBP during pregnancy, which is not pregnancy induced. I was on Lopressor when I conceived, but my MD switched me to Aldomet/methyldopa. I was on it for 10 weeks and had to be hospitalized because of the side effects it had on my heart. I was switched to Procardia XL and so far am doing great with no side e ... Show Full Comment

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