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    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    11/29/2018 2:07:14 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Male 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:
    Effective, no side effects, affordable

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    1/12/2018 10:27:44 PM

    Reviewer: Mike, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    2/14/2017 1:33:09 PM

    Reviewer: Nader, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I am, overall, a healthy person. In two different occasions due to some toxins and Steroid shot combined with stress, my blood pressure went to the roof (220/120). Doctors prescribed various medications and none could lower the blood pressure to my normal values (~125/80). This medication (Benicar/HCT) brought it down within a day. That was about a year ago. Since then, I started with a pill a day ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    7/28/2016 8:44:01 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    used this for a year or two. worked at lowering my blood pressure from the 155/100 range to the 120/80 range. however...it cause immediate pain/bloated/burning in my stomach so much i hated taking it n wanted to get off of it, which i did at a later time changing prescriptions. i would not recommend or take again di to side effects from taking it!

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    2/11/2016 5:38:41 PM

    Reviewer: ASTROBOY, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I was prescribe Benicar HCT 20-12.5 for H.blood pressure and my BP have been 120 or lower/by around 70 I'm 62 years old and very active this medication works grate,the only side effect that I notice is My weight went down from 174 to 163. my guess is that my body flushes by going to the bathroom often....I'm very satisfy with this medication.

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