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Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/25/2008 12:38:52 PM

Reviewer: RayKay, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My bp was 120/115/ over 80-90 when i was taking monotoporal 75mg. Afetr taking this med (5mg) my bp is 105-115 over 70-80 when I am active (walkng, sitting, etc.) The probrlem comes when I lay down or go to sleep the bp is 85-95 over 55 -60 heart rate. I also have a breathing problem (shortness of breath) with this drug.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/21/2008 9:30:13 AM

Reviewer: chettysr3@yahoo.com, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/10/2008 6:56:02 AM

Reviewer: masterbeta, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Switched from Atenolol after 4 years to Toprol XL for 30 days and now Bystolic due to fatigue, dizziness and bloating. So far the Bystolic (5mg) is the lesser of the evils. I think all beta blockers are bad but they do control my bp and heart rate effectively. For me, Bystolic is easier on the fatigue and most of the other side effects I've had on the Atenolol and Toprol.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/8/2008 10:06:01 PM

Reviewer: graymare2005, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been on this 5 days. It has really managed the BP. I am extremely tired and have had diarrhea since I started taking it. checking with Dr. to see about something else.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/2/2008 10:44:39 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Blood pressure lowered from 160/90 to 128/80,sometimes in evening increases to 150/80. Ok at first (1 week),tiredness steadily increased (so did the weight gain- 10 lbs), headaches, chest pains, breathless no energy at all. I'm getting off them, life like this is lousy. I'm sick of all the medications they push on me like an experimental rat. Oh yeah, itching like crazy too. I'm sure i ... Show Full Comment

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