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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Bystolic oral.

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/25/2016 10:26:55 PM

Reviewer: Chuck, 55-64 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started on 5mg about 5 yrs ago Went to 10mg 2yrs ago. Have had no side effects at all! But my bp sometimes spikes to 140/85. This will lower your pulse rate. Mine ran 80/85 but now 65/70.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/26/2015 1:12:15 PM

Reviewer: Dizzy in Ala., 75 or over on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After ER visit for HPB 200/104 Dr. put me on Bystolic and HCTZ. Has not controlled my BP. It fluctuates from 176/96 to 116/68 and pulse is from 50 to 40. My feet and legs are not swelling but I have cramps in my feet and knees at night and horrible nightmares. I am also experiencing gas pains in lower abdomen daily. Constantly dizzy and tired. Got to find something else this can't continue ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/24/2015 4:58:05 PM

Reviewer: Pete, 75 or over on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Cardiologist prescribed to reduce white coat high blood pressure even though BP in normal at home. 1 hour after taking my BP rose to 186/108. Dr. said no relation to drug, get that, thanks DR. Quit that real fast. Be sure to monitor your BP after taking drug in case it works in reverse.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/24/2015 10:04:41 AM

Reviewer: pageup, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been taking the drug for approx. 5 yrs. The only side effects I've gotten from it are occasional dizzy spells and foot cramps. I take mine at night because I think it makes me a little drowsy.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/10/2015 8:10:49 PM

Reviewer: DavieMan, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Some of the people who are leaving feedback must be the types that will find anything wrong with anything! I have taken this drug for quite some time -- as with anything, you need to stick with it a while to get its full benefit. I have always had high BP. At 34 years old, I was diagnosed with acute hypogonadism, and I had to take eight pumps of the older version of Androgel, which is the highe ... Show Full Comment

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