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

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/17/2009 9:21:37 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I take 25mg of this medication once daily, along with a pottasium supplement, for high blood pressure. I have been on this medication for one month. During the first week of taking this medication, I developed an itching rash on my face, neck and left arm. It only lasted for a few hours. I am satisfied with this medication, as it is lowering my blood pressure.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/12/2009 8:49:25 PM

Reviewer: 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:
Did not lower my blood pessure at all. I developed servere muscle aches and itching. My stomach also bothered me more during my use of this medication. I am now taking another medicine.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/10/2009 11:31:26 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Was given medication for mild high blood pressure. After taking it a couple of months my blood pressure was still a little high, however I've lost 30 pounds since starting this drug. For that reason alone, I give this medication a thumbs up !!

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/9/2009 9:37:11 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Have had issues retaining sodium and have gas

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/3/2009 8:51:47 PM

Reviewer: bigv, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been using HCTZ 50mg for 21 years. I am 46 and morbidly obese. Legs have been swelling for last two years. I tried other meds but had allergic reactions. I recently ran out and havent used for a week. My lungs are filling with fluid--feels like asthma. Not sure what will happen next.

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