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    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    5/27/2016 7:28:25 PM

    Reviewer: kaety, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was on this for 6 months I started at 25mg and went up to 75mg thinking that my blood pressure would come down, it did but my potassium went down as well as my magnesium and sodium and I went from being healthy to chest pains and a cough I cant get rid of and my kidneys went all out of wack, with the medication which now I am on nothing right now but potassium pills and still have this damn cou ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    5/13/2016 8:26:34 PM

    Reviewer: quakejake, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Significantly helped lower my blood pressure along with my Lysinopril in a few days after starting this medication.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    5/5/2016 7:11:49 PM

    Reviewer: ReeRee, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Only on it for less than a year, its wreaking havoc on my kidneys. New Dr stopped it immediately.

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    4/6/2016 12:28:41 PM

    Reviewer: Teejay484, 65-74 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Have been taking Hydrochlorothiazide 25mg for about five years. I always take my Blood pressure to ensure myself that the medication is definitely required. The fluctuations in my blood pressure has presented grave concern for me, as well as my physician. I usually need the medication about three days out of a week. On a Monday, for instance, often have a BP of 102 over 77. I do not take the Diu ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    3/17/2016 7:18:12 PM

    Reviewer: Jose Head, Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I had been taking this med for almost 12 years along with atenolol. Over the past 2 years, I started having aching joints. Then more recently started having gout attacks. Note that gout can be exacerbated by diuretics. Doctor moved me to another drug, but blood pressure is way up.

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