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Minipress XL

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3.7
4.9  Effectiveness
6.1  Side Effects
5.7  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 9 Minipress XL side effects and 4 Minipress XL benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Minipress XL, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 9.4% 75% 12.5% 3.1%
Balance/Equilibrium 3.2% 6.3% 71.4% 15.9% 3.2%
Blood Pressure 4.7% 18.8% 53.1% 17.2% 6.2%
Breathing 1.6% 4.8% 76.2% 14.3% 3.2%
Confidence 0% 4.8% 73% 19% 3.2%
Coordination/Motor Skills 1.6% 7.9% 71.4% 15.9% 3.2%
Digestion 1.6% 7.8% 70.3% 14.1% 6.2%
Emotional Well-being 0% 4.8% 73% 19% 3.2%
Energy 0% 12.5% 50% 21.9% 15.6%
Eyesight 1.6% 4.8% 69.8% 19% 4.8%
Memory 3.2% 1.6% 71.4% 20.6% 3.2%
Mental Clarity 0% 4.8% 74.2% 17.7% 3.2%
Pain 0% 1.6% 84.1% 7.9% 6.3%
Patience 0% 1.6% 77.8% 19% 1.6%
Sexual Health 1.6% 6.3% 63.5% 17.5% 11.1%
Skin Complexion 3.2% 3.2% 82.5% 9.5% 1.6%
Sleep 3.1% 14.1% 60.9% 20.3% 1.6%
Stress Level 0% 12.7% 63.5% 20.6% 3.2%
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Commonly Reported Minipress XL Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Cold Symptoms 73.8% 14.3% 9.5% 2.4% 0%
Headache 75.9% 15.5% 6.9% 1.7% 0%
Skin Rash 81.2% 0% 12.5% 6.2% 0%
Loss of Taste 83.7% 16.3% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 66.7% 16.7% 11.9% 4.8% 0%
Tingling Sensations 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Fatigue 56.9% 12.1% 15.5% 12.1% 3.4%
Depression 79.3% 8.6% 8.6% 0% 3.4%
Sensitivity to Light 88.1% 9.5% 2.4% 0% 0%
Asthma 89.8% 4.1% 6.1% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 78.6% 14.3% 7.1% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 69% 26.2% 0% 4.8% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 81% 7.1% 9.5% 2.4% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 69% 9.5% 9.5% 9.5% 2.4%
Leg and/or Foot Cramping 59.2% 20.4% 8.2% 10.2% 2%
Stomach Ache 95.2% 0% 2.4% 2.4% 0%
Energy Loss 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Confusion 64.3% 28.6% 2.4% 4.8% 0%
Fever 95.2% 2.4% 0% 0% 2.4%
Constipation 62.5% 6.2% 18.8% 12.5% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 88.1% 9.5% 0% 0% 2.4%
Anxiety 66.7% 28.6% 2.4% 2.4% 0%
Drowsiness 62.1% 15.5% 12.1% 6.9% 3.4%
Nausea 84.6% 7.7% 3.8% 3.8% 0%
Dizziness 62.1% 20.7% 8.6% 5.2% 3.4%
Insomnia 87.9% 8.6% 3.4% 0% 0%
Allergic Reaction 90.4% 5.8% 1.9% 1.9% 0%
Cold Hands and/or Feet 83.7% 12.2% 4.1% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 76.2% 4.8% 16.7% 2.4% 0%
Slow Heartbeat 79.6% 16.3% 2% 0% 2%
Diarrhea 83.3% 9.5% 4.8% 2.4% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Minipress XL Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Stuffy Nose 83.7% 4.1% 12.2% 0% 0%
Reduced Libido 75% 0% 8.3% 8.3% 8.3%
Swelling around the Eyes 83.7% 10.2% 4.1% 2% 0%
Kidney Damage 91.8% 6.1% 2% 0% 0%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 76.5% 11.8% 5.9% 5.9% 0%
Cough 81.6% 14.3% 2% 2% 0%
Change in Weight 65.3% 14.3% 14.3% 2% 4.1%
Elevated Blood Sugar 87.8% 4.1% 6.1% 2% 0%
Heartburn 84% 8% 6% 2% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 81.2% 18.8% 0% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 68.8% 0% 12.5% 12.5% 6.2%
Swelling of Extremities 87.5% 6.2% 0% 6.2% 0%
Hair Growth 93.9% 2% 4.1% 0% 0%
Gout 91.8% 2% 6.1% 0% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 70% 16% 4% 8% 2%
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 81.6% 6.1% 10.2% 0% 2%
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Episodes since taking Minipress XL
Since taking Minipress XL Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 0.2%
Blindness 0.7%
Fall 1.1%
Heart attack 0.2%
Hospitalization 0.7%
Seizure 0.7%
Stroke 0.7%
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01 Jul 2013 I develop pedal edema quite regularly. I am also a mild COPD petient.
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24 Apr 2013 After this drug administration my urine color is orange
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10 Mar 2013 I was prescribed this drug for the relief of dribbling incontinence, but have had very unpleasant side effects: urinary frequency and incontinence, nausea, muscle weakness, anxiety. Have taken myself off this drug and will report to my doctor this week.
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10 Mar 2013 I suffer from systolic hypertension. Often I feel that I am going to lose balance. I have been put on Calcium channel blocker at first which alone had no effect on pressure and then on (+) beta blocker. This combination caused hypotension. Now I am on Minipres XL(2.5), since the last 3 days. Though the pressure is reduced with the administration of the pill, the tendency to lose balance continues. I am unable to ascribe this effect to high systolic pressure or to the effect of medicine.
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07 Mar 2013 Lowers BP but my blood sugar level has gone up and I have a blurred vision
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