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 6 26
Labile hypertension 2 2
Dysautonomia 1 0
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome 1 0
Fainting 1 0
Feeling faint (presyncope) 1 0

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  • 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 1
Mild 0
None 26

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Blood Pressure Monitor

Side effect Patients
Elevated blood pressure 1
Ringing in ears (tinnitus) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Blood Pressure Monitor

Dosage Patients
1other as needed 2
1 mg daily 1
1 other twice daily 1
2 other twice daily 1
12 hr twice daily 1
2other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Blood Pressure Monitor

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Blood Pressure Monitor

Duration

Currently using Blood Pressure Monitor

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

Stopped using Blood Pressure Monitor

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 20
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 27
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 26
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1 patient evaluation 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

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