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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.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/25/2015 5:44:27 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Started 25MG 2 months ago BP dropped from 161 down to 140/88. Want to drop BP down to 130 .Will see Dr in 2 months,No real problems other than sometimes waking up 2/3 times at night. Take it 8 am daily.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/6/2015 9:51:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
25mg of Lorsartan once a day for a extended spike in BP. I had been off all meds for 10 months. Two ER visits in 7 days. BP 255/150 at highest. IV meds in ER did not work. *Have had: Fainting,itching, cold/hot sweats, cold/white fingers and toes, Shivering, muscle spasms throughout body...worse in back and feet upon waking. Back muscle spasms last all day. Balance problems, acid reflux on ... Show Full Comment

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