What is Bendroflumethiazide?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Bendroflumethiazide, (formerly known as bendrofluazide), is a thiazide diuretic, used to treat hypertension.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Elevated blood pressure 16 4
High blood pressure (hypertension) 16 6
Water retention 7 0
General health 1 0

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 4
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bendroflumethiazide

Side effect Patients
Frequent urination 2
Dizzy spells 1
Hyperuricemia 1
Muscle and joint pain 1
Overwhelming fatigue 1
Tired legs 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Bendroflumethiazide

Dosage Patients
2.5 mg daily 5
5 mg daily 2

Why patients stopped taking Bendroflumethiazide

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Personal research 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Bendroflumethiazide

Duration

Currently taking Bendroflumethiazide

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

Stopped taking Bendroflumethiazide

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 12
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 10
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 9
Not specified 4
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1 patient evaluation for Bendroflumethiazide

Oct 11, 2010 (Started May 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (diuretic)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Managing to take this to control high blood pressure was easy as it was only 1 dose daily with few contra agents. My home life became more comfortable
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: diuretic

Jan 14, 2010 (Started May 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (diuretic)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: EASY TO TAKE 1ST THING EACH DAY. IT HAS A MINOR DIURETIC SIDE-EFFECT
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: diuretic

Jun 9, 2009 (Started May 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: diuretic

Jan 2, 2009 (Started May 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: N/A
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: diuretic

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