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    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    9/20/2018 10:52:30 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    At first i felt good but the longer i took it the more issues i had. Started with the cough and the flem, moved on to feeling some what tied and lethargic. Got to the point i felt like i had a light hangover all the time. Had to push myself to do day to day work. After walking i would feel tired and a bit shakey. Not to the point of actual shakes, but a bit unsteady. My head felt heavy inside. My ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    9/7/2018 5:35:01 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

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    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    8/14/2018 4:38:08 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was prescribed this drug for borderline high blood pressure. After taking it for a few days I developed a cry cough, lost my voice, was dizzy, nauseated and so tired I only wanted to sleep. Impossible to drive. When I checked the side effects I just went down the list checking every one that was listed. Although I was only on it for a week, the cough and loss of voice has continued. Now I' ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    7/29/2018 10:54:33 PM

    Reviewer: aaronc, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I havve borderline high blood pressure. I experienced no negative effects from lisenopril. I had heard about the cough that was possible to develop, but thankfully this did not occur. I have not noticed that it causes drowiness for me, though I only take it at night.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    7/25/2018 7:48:52 PM

    Reviewer: 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I started taking this drug at the end of September 2016. I had the first instance of the worst abdominal pain I'd ever experienced within the first month. The first episode only lasted about ten minutes but subsequent episodes lasted longer until on the 3rd of January 2017 I ended up in the ER. Diagnosis was acute Pancreatitis. Supervising physician didn't think it was caused by this drug ... Show Full Comment

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