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Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/25/2014 12:50:29 PM

Reviewer: Chrisgle, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After trying for three years to find a BP medicine that worked, my doctor put me on Losartan/Hctz 100/25 and then added Hydralazine 25. It seemed to do the trick. Now on this for four years and can barely walk. My feet have been checked for nerve damage, but there is none. I am blaming this condition on the Losartan and hope that I can find another BP drug that will keep my pressure within reas ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/17/2014 1:45:49 PM

Reviewer: greekman123, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm taking 50mg of the losartan/hcg along with amlodipine 5mg. Before this my blood pressure would be from 140/98 - 170/100. These have brought it down to an average of 125/86. No side effects as far as I can teell.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/7/2014 6:18:29 PM

Reviewer: esther, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
causes diziness about 30mins after taking the drug

Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/26/2014 1:24:26 PM

Reviewer: Nettie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
since taking this medication, my legs, ankles, feet, and thighs have swolen so big I can hardly walk. Awful!!!!

Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/10/2014 10:13:58 AM

Reviewer: kaku742, 65-74 Male 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 am not sure if it is safe to eat Grapefruit before taking this medicine ? Any suggestions ?

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