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Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/30/2015 7:12:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've taken this drug for nearly 2 years with no change to my BP. Now the doctor wants to up the dosage from 5mg to 10mg. I've called it quits on Amlodipine and several others she prescribed. All I saw with all of them was problems with cataracts and allergic rashes that would take down an elephant. Why don't doctors' want to be doctors'. They are drug dealers of the worst ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/25/2015 5:00:37 AM

Reviewer: GrandmaRuthie, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I take 5 mg of this medication for over ten years and it has lowered my BP some but not quite enough so my MD added 10 mg benazepril which has helped a bit more. I have some fatigue, the swelling of the ankles has almost stopped, I do have some sleppless nights and some depression. I am increasing my walking and exercising to see if I can get off BP meds totally. Also eating more fresh fruits and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/20/2015 7:17:28 PM

Reviewer: Coloradocarol, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
69 f I have been on this med Amlodopine 5 mg daily for four years and have had increasing neuropathy, joint pain, balance problems, frequent urination at night, dry mouth and extreme fatigue. BP is good but the drug is making me bed fast. Stopped it two days ago and starting to feel better. Will monitor my BP. Good luck yo all and thanks for you help in learning how bad this medication is.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/19/2015 11:43:55 PM

Reviewer: jojoswan, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was on an ace inhibitor for at least 10 years but developed a terrible cough for 2 years, started to affect my eyesight. Went on this drug for maybe 1 week and had extreme leg/ankle edema that it woke me up during the night and I could hardly walk. Besides, it was making a minimal change in my blood pressure levels. Changed to losartan; hope this works better.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/11/2015 7:39:58 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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