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

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67 Total User Reviews

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/14/2014 12:12:20 PM

Reviewer: Providence, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After a month, there has been no change in BP. Still 140 /80 which frankly, I don't think is so bad. Same before & after this drug.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/4/2014 1:38:44 PM

Reviewer: julsofthenile, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was prescribed Cartia XT for PVC's induced by exercise after 30+ min of cardio. Also at my first visit to Cardiologist, my blood pressure was 170/95. highest ever! I had not been diagnosed with HBP prior. Was at other Dr's a week prior twice and each time blood pressure was good- 130/72. I was prescribed 120 mg once daily to start to address both issues. I am overweight and out of shape ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/25/2014 9:27:42 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Ringing in the ears.I now know what caused it. bad drug. does not work that well and it has lots of side effects...

Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/7/2013 8:59:48 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this med for a year and my BP is not getting any lower. I have had several side effects nervous, edgy, rage, depression, acid reflux, abdominal pain, cramps The side effects just keep getting worse. Now my doctor wants me to take a higher dose and I am refusing to take a higher dose. I want off this med

Condition: High Blood Pressure
5/11/2013 11:38:43 PM

Reviewer: hotpinkpaw@aol.com, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
countless sleepless nights another pill for sleep. anger 2 other pills for phsyc problems. nausea another pill. headaches 3 other pills should I go on

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