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    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    1/15/2019 12:20:33 PM

    Reviewer: Smithers, 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My BP was 145/95 prior to taking Losartan (50mg), initially it appeared to be working, but after about 3 months BP began to creep right back to 145/95. Dr. recommended increasing to 100mg, after 2 months BP is still 140/90 range. Side effects: foot cramping, slightly high liver enzyme levels and weight gain. Dr. is putting me on Amiodipine to see if that works better....

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    1/8/2019 11:10:38 AM

    Reviewer: iolanthe, 65-74 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After six weeks on this came down with unexplained fever and major fatigue. Another 4 weeks and started with muscle weakness that resulted in inability to walk without great struggle, loss of hand dexterity, etc. Ten days after stopping the med, balance and walking was better and zippers (for example) became easier. Am still improving.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    12/6/2018 2:11:14 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have zero of the side effects being discussed here. I feel fine and have been on this drug for at least 5 years (can't remember when, but Dr. changed it to this because of insurance not covering my other med). I am reviewing to counter those who say this drug is awful. It lowered my BP from 140/92, sometimes higher, to 118/68. Very happy with the med.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    11/30/2018 10:46:48 PM

    Reviewer: Wolf1212, 35-44 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I started Losartan 25mg ten days ago. I feel like someone has beat the living daylights out of me. Every joint and muscle hurts. I was extremely stiff most of this week. Insomnia has been horrible. Fatigue is the worst Iâ??ve ever experienced. I went for bloodwork yesterday and the results were good. My BP was tested at the doctors office today, and my BP was higher than before I started taki ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    11/27/2018 8:54:43 PM

    Reviewer: Jimgavigs , 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Lower HP but experienced severe muscle tightness and pain in glutes. Pain rapidly went away shortly after going off this RX

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