15 patient evaluations for Lisinopril taken for the purpose of 'elevated blood pressure' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Jan 18, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness upon standing)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have a pill box that separates my morning meds from my evening meds. I've learned to be more aware of how fast I stand.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2016 (Started Sep 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2013 (Started May 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 13, 2013 (Started Aug 13, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (low blood pressure)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Make sure you take your blood pressure at least once a week. Sometimes it can lower your BP too far.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 11, 2012 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness with hypotension upon standing)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Simply made me too dizzy upon standing, I collapsed a couple times.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 24, 2012 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Seemed to work almost immediately.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 4, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 2, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 3, 2010 (Started Oct 03, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 10, 2009 (Started Feb 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sore throat, dry cough, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: THIS WORKS GREAT KEEPING MY BLOOD PRESSURE DOWN TO A NORMAL RATE! IT MAKES ME PEE AN AWFUL LOT, IN FACT I HAVE TO WATCH MY POTTASSIUM LEVELS WHILE ON THIS MEDICATION.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sore throat, dry cough, decreased sex drive (libido)

Oct 1, 2009 (Started Feb 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sore throat, dry cough, decreased sex drive (libido)

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 24, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for swelling in ankles)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for swelling in feet)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Effective for hypertension In combination with Lisinopril, has been very effective for hypertension. Relieves some, but not all, of the edema of feet and ankles.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 14, 2009 (Started Mar 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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