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    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    6/20/2016 11:34:30 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    My blood pressure stills varies on occasion. Sometimes it is 120/sixty's than it will be 150's/80's.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    1/10/2016 5:13:40 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Does anyone have peeling lips and dry mouth-I feel I have cotton in my mouth every mornning and my lips keep peeling and very dry-I have been takin ghtis medication for a few months and these are the things I have noticed, was dizzy for a couple weeks but that went away..also, can I just stop taking this or do you have to wean yourself off? i don't want to take it anymore if I can help it-

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    1/12/2015 12:43:21 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    When I first took this drug Micardis HCT I cut it in half, which worked well for me. It was too strong at 12.5. My doctor agreed because my blood pressure went down. I have been on it for 4 months and now am experiencing joint pain in my hips which radiates to my knee, calf muscle stiffness,a rash on the outside of my armpits and itchy skin on my thighs. I have been on many BP meds. My Dr. sa ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    6/25/2014 2:24:58 PM

    Reviewer: hi700, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have been taking this med for 3 years.I have 80mg tab of which i cut in half. Half works fine for me. The side affect that i had was mild pain in my right leg.The pain went away after a few days.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    4/26/2014 5:38:16 PM

    Reviewer: bmoregram, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Have been on this med for a number of years. It has lowered my bp from approx. 145/90 to 125/80. Not great but not bad. I take 80/12.5. But as some other reviewers have said, I've had many symptoms that I hadn't been attributing as side effects of this med, but may well be: nagging dry hacking cough (the worst symptom), sleep problems, lethargy, depression, weight gain, vision deterior ... Show Full Comment

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