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Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/11/2014 11:23:09 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Horrible drug. Dizziness, light-headed, spaced-out feeling, chills, and extremely tired. I stopped taking it after three days. Will never take it again. I feel like a person again after I stopped taking it.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/9/2014 11:11:55 AM

Reviewer: laceylady, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The Dr. started me on 12.5 mg. It lowered my BP for a short time. He then increased my dose to 25 mg. My BP returned to normal. In 4 mo. I returned for a bi-annual check up and regular blood work. When I walked in the door at home my phone was ringing. The nurse said to go to the pharmacy immediately and get a prescription for Klorcon (potassium) and to stop the hydrochlorothiazide and to limit my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/5/2014 6:25:21 PM

Reviewer: rboyd01, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I never had symptoms of hbp until taking this drug. After so long after taking a dose I start to feel my blood pressure rise and I get a migraine. Last night I had an anxiety attack and im having little bouts of anxiety off and on. It worries me and sometimes I take two doses but I never felt this way before I got on the drug! Right now my skin is crawling ugh.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
11/23/2014 11:08:46 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication give me real bad stomach aches when taking by itself.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
11/13/2014 6:11:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started using Hydrochlorothiazide in October 2014 and it's November I have been experiencing numbness in the lower legs as I try to go on walks. I have been working out since my late teens. Numbness & tingling in hands as I wake up,as well as an increase in thirst.

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