home > pill identifier and drug identification

Consumer

User Reviews & Ratings - chlorthalidone oral


Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of chlorthalidone oral.

Overall User Ratings

52 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 41 Next»
Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/8/2016 1:29:19 PM

Reviewer: ALH, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Was taking Losartin/hydrochlorothiazide (100/25) before, but BP was still 150/90. I started losing weight (by eating less!) and dropped 25 pounds. Also, Dr. switched me to chlorthalidone 25mg and kept me on Losartin 100mg. For first 2 weeks, was really dehydrated, had night foot and leg cramps, light-headedness, generalized weakness, strong-smelling urine, constipation, and dehydration that was pr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
5/16/2016 10:59:09 PM

Reviewer: Redrocket88, 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My GP changed me from Bystolic to Chlorthalidone 50 mg.x2 a day. After 5 days I felt very lethargic and had to deal with erectile dysfunction. My cardiologist put me back on Bystolic 10 mg. Back to normal!

Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/22/2016 12:15:06 PM

Reviewer: Kat, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was unaware that this medication can cause severe sunburn. I use sun screen with a 40-50 SPF whenever I am in the sun and still I burned really bad. The skin on my face was very, very red and the tissue on my cheeks was swollen and painful. I peeled for 2 weeks. Since I am very active outside I stopped the med and called my physician.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/19/2016 10:06:01 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am having bad leg cramps at night since being on this drug for 6 days.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
10/27/2015 10:31:06 PM

Reviewer: chlorothalidone, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Extreme light headedness, dizzy turning eyes. Feeling of going to fall

1-5 of 41 Next»

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.FDA.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.