36 patient evaluations for Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ

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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

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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

Dec 1, 2010 (Started Dec 31, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: HCTZ is cheap, but works mainly for mild to moderate high PB. I returned to it to see if it would work for me, but no longer strong enough, so back to Hyzaar
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Low potassium (hypokalemia)

Jan 12, 2010 (Started Dec 31, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Low potassium (hypokalemia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Family history of hypertension, of began treatment prior to FMS symptoms. Take it in morning during wash and brush. Easy habit. Does require supplement potassium taken with dinner. Keep bottle by dinner place and easy to add.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Low potassium (hypokalemia)

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