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Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/20/2014 9:49:09 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After taking this drug for four years, I have noticed a stiffness and pain in both of my feet. I am having a difficult time walking and am wondering if it is Losartan causing this problem.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/17/2014 10:54:17 AM

Reviewer: steelcity62, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
been taking losartan for 6 months now. has brought bp from 150/100 to 130/85 but have been experiencing 2 bad side effects! first, have a horrible dry mouth that makes it hard to swallow when sleeping at night. also, have to deal with slight dizziness on a daily basis. going back to see dr about trying something else.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/27/2014 12:06:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Losartan POT 100mg for 3 weeks and my systolic went from 175 to 145-150. When I would speak to someone I would begin to cough and could not continue speaking. This did not appear to be a valid way to go through the rest of my life so I stopped taking the Losartan. I was also experiencing brain fog, extreme fatigue and a red rash on my forehead (for at least 5 years) before developing high ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/25/2014 11:07:05 AM

Reviewer: dor1, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
generics in general change in shape and dosage on a regular basis. this stuff works for 2 hours.i do better riding my bike

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/15/2014 10:02:12 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My pressure medicine has been changed 4 times since I was diagnosed. It was believed that the last med caused me to experience a severe cough, where I had to take an antibiotic and prednisone to eradicate the cough. Now with losartan, the severe cough has returned. I'll need to consult with my doctor again. Very frustrating.

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