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Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/26/2014 3:05:05 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
back in 2005,prescribed this for high b.p.- in a short time( 3 weeks) i was into heart failure,failing heart pumping, fluid in lungs,,mitral valve issue,finally after heart cath put on lasix and off the ToprolXL-took months but gradually improved greatly-almost 9 yrs and was doing well- about 6 weeks ago, took 2 Aleve( new to me)next day, back into heart failure again- fluid in lungs, legs swelle ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/6/2014 1:38:56 PM

Reviewer: willys36, 65-74 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:
I have slowly developed moderately high blood pressure but the most irritating thing I had was a 'flutter' in my heart beat. I could feel it but the doc said it wasn't anything serious, just an extra half beat. He put me on minimum dose of Toprol (25mg) and my flutter is gone, BP is perfect. Can't detect any side effects. Been on it for about 3 yrs. Works great for my purposes ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/5/2014 3:17:00 PM

Reviewer: positivechoices, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I developed high bp after developing trigeminal neuralgia 13 yrs. ago. I am furious at docs now, because I suffer from depression, that is the first side effect of this drug! That, and i was a gym rat before I got sick. Have tried cardio for the past 5 months and cannot get my heart rate up.... so finally checked more into this drug. No wonder! Am going to doc tomorrow for new rx on something, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/23/2013 8:55:15 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I HAVE USED THIS FOR 8 YEARS WITH FEW SIDE AFFECTS BUT NOW IT HAS BEEN CAUSING SOME ED! I AM 65!

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/12/2013 7:19:10 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on Toprol XL for 10 years now. Since the beginning had weight gain, hair loss, aches/joint pain, chest pains, swelling of ankles/feet, low sex drive and ED as well as saying "that I had to think of having to breathe" no one would believe me of any of these side effects. Now the DR. claims I have COPD (and no COPD meds work to help my breathing - something's wrong with tha ... Show Full Comment

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