5 patient evaluations for Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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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

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

Dec 23, 2008 (Started Oct 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Frequent urination, Cramps in legs)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Keep taking it.
Side effects: Cramps in legs, Frequent urination

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Cramps in legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is the only method for controlling my rise in blood pressure from the non-steroids that has worked. It gives me no other problems other then needing to eat a half a banana every few days.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Cramps in legs

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 14, 2000 (Started Jul 16, 1983)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I hadn't paid much attention to my elimination--urine and feces--they had always been o.k. so I didn't get very excited about it. Eventually I realized I had better keep track of my urine output and notice more about my body systems.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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