What is Blood Pressure Monitor?

Category: Equipment

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Blood pressure monitors are small devices that can be used in the home to check blood pressure readings.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Elevated blood pressure 107 55
General health 60 18
Increase effect of another treatment 13 5
Low blood pressure 7 0
Orthostatic hypotension 5 0
Diagnostic assessment 3 0

Show all 25 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 4
None 75

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Blood Pressure Monitor

Side effect Patients Percentage
Elevated blood pressure 1
Orthostatic hypotension 1
Persistent cough 1
Ringing in ears (tinnitus) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Blood Pressure Monitor

Dosage Patients Percentage
as needed 3
daily 3
1 other twice daily 1
10 mg daily 1
12 hr twice daily 1
1other as needed 1
every other week 1

Why patients stopped taking Blood Pressure Monitor

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 6
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 14 patients who've stopped using Blood Pressure Monitor

Duration

Currently using Blood Pressure Monitor

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 6

Stopped using Blood Pressure Monitor

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 4
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 58
Usually 14
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 5
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 76
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 1
$25-49 5
< $25 26
Not specified 47
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8 patient evaluations for Blood Pressure Monitor

Aug 30, 2016 (Started Jan 08, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for labile hypertension)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 other Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 5, 2011 (Started Nov 25, 2008)

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

Dec 21, 2008 (Started Nov 25, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: do it at the same time every day
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 12, 2010 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: my blood preasure has been low
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 15, 2010 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: always check your blood pressure'.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 12, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: take as prescribed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 13, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: take when perscibed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 12, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: keep a eye on it
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 17, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: keep a eye on it
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 21, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: take as needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 26, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: keep a eye on it
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 12, 2009 (Started Dec 03, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: dayley
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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