37 patient evaluations for Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ

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Jan 11, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high blood pressure (hypertension))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for water retention)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dehydration, low potassium (hypokalemia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2013 (Started Apr 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for water retention in hands and feet)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 15, 2013 (Started Jun 11, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Mild (thirst)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for high blood pressure (hypertension))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2012 (Started Feb 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Mild (cough)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Ultimately I didn't need to take this medication. My BP was only slightly elevated and using the current guidelines I did not need to medicate. Also my PD medication have lowered my BP so it is normal now.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 15, 2011 (Started Feb 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: My blood pressure wes within normal limits without the medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 19, 2011 (Started Feb 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My blood pressure was getting too low and I reduced my dosage of CoQ10 so that edema was not a problem any more.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2012 (Started Oct 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high blood pressure (hypertension))
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 7, 2012 (Started May 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for swelling in legs, feet and ankles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this medication was really helpful. I stopped because my prescription ran out and the doctor who authorized it retired. I will talk with my GP and see if he will fill it for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 12, 2011 (Started Jun 13, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high blood pressure (hypertension))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Oct 28, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

May 11, 2011 (Started Oct 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you live in a place that requires you to have no choice but to tolerate the heat, you know who you are, then I do not recommend this drug.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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