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Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/24/2015 11:08:31 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Very effective in dropping blood pressure to 115-125 range. 100mg made me too drowsy; dropped to 75 mg (1 50 and 1 25 mg). I take it before bedtime. Caution: I started taking Meloxicam for leg pain and became severely dizzy after taking it for two days.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/19/2015 2:16:48 PM

Reviewer: Salty1, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
While it controls my BP, the insomnia it causes made me switch. This side effect is totally under-reported in the literature. You need to speak up and get this known in the medical community!!

Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/8/2015 11:43:24 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Great, drug, no side effects..in fact, it actually helps with sex drive by allowing blood to flow through easier. I read a study about the sex drive link and was amazed at how true it is.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/8/2015 10:43:20 PM

Reviewer: Active&50, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Losartan is terrible! I have only been on it a week, but am having terrible sinusitis, unbearable headaches, runny nose, cough, and I can't taste one darn thing. High blood pressure is nothing compared to the side effects of this drug. I Decided today it wasn't worth the side effects and will ask doctor for something else.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/30/2015 1:03:55 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Although this is an effective medication to treat high blood pressure, it is dangerous when taking it with NSAID type of over the counter medication for pain. By mistake I did not remember that I needed to be careful when taking ibuprofen with this medication. Unfortunately, I used it a lot over this month due to headaches and started bleeding in my urine.

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