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Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/2/2015 11:07:30 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My doctor switched me to Losartan from Lisinopril because Lisinopril gave me a nagging dry cough. 40 mg. of Lisinopril kept my high blood pressure in check so my doctor started me off at 50 mg. of Losartan and this does did nothing. My blood pressure went back up to the 165 plus range in about 1.5 weeks so he upped the dose to 100 mg. For the first month 100 mg. kept my blood pressure in the 140’s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/28/2015 5:28:39 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication gives my husband constipation horribly are any others having this problem?

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/17/2015 12:24:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Have only been on this medication for a few weeks, but I have noticed that if I take it before going to bed, I cannot sleep. Anyone else have insomnia when taking the med. right before bed time?

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/15/2015 10:38:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
25mg two times a day, morning and evening, to control Bp's of over 160+/100. Came down to average of 127/80 in a couple of weeks and after a few months hover around 120/75. I have variable hypertension and have tried five different medications. This one has the least side effects. Light tingling of hands and feet, fatigue in the evenings which is greater than normal, and dizziness stopped afte ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/21/2015 6:15:17 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After reading most reviews, I seem to be the youngest so far who's been on this medication. It's been a little over a month, no dizziness but definitely some chest pain (which my dr told me is normal since my body is adjusting..I say bs and and going to another dr for feedback and insight), numb and tingling hands while sleeping, dry mouth and recently I've been woken up by "ice p ... Show Full Comment

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