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Preterax

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4.2  Effectiveness
7.2  Side Effects
5.3  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 11 Preterax side effects and 3 Preterax benefits.

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Effectiveness of Preterax by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Preterax, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 6.4% 85.1% 8.5% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 4.3% 17% 63.8% 14.9% 0%
Blood Pressure 6.4% 12.8% 25.5% 44.7% 10.6%
Breathing 2.1% 23.4% 55.3% 17% 2.1%
Confidence 0% 12.8% 78.7% 8.5% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 4.3% 8.5% 76.6% 10.6% 0%
Digestion 2.1% 23.4% 68.1% 6.4% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 19.1% 68.1% 12.8% 0%
Energy 6.4% 25.5% 51.1% 12.8% 4.3%
Eyesight 4.3% 12.8% 72.3% 10.6% 0%
Memory 4.3% 12.8% 68.1% 12.8% 2.1%
Mental Clarity 0% 17% 70.2% 10.6% 2.1%
Pain 4.3% 12.8% 74.5% 6.4% 2.1%
Patience 2.1% 17% 70.2% 10.6% 0%
Sexual Health 8.5% 17% 66% 6.4% 2.1%
Skin Complexion 4.3% 10.6% 80.9% 4.3% 0%
Sleep 2.1% 27.7% 53.2% 12.8% 4.3%
Stress Level 4.3% 17% 61.7% 14.9% 2.1%
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Commonly Reported Preterax Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 84.2% 5.3% 5.3% 2.6% 2.6%
Anxiety 50% 25% 8.3% 8.3% 8.3%
Appetite Loss 94.1% 0% 0% 5.9% 0%
Asthma 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Bloating 58.8% 14.7% 8.8% 11.8% 5.9%
Blurred Vision 58.3% 25% 8.3% 8.3% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 50% 33.3% 8.3% 8.3% 0%
Change in Weight 73.5% 11.8% 8.8% 0% 5.9%
Cold Hands and/or Feet 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Cold Symptoms 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Confusion 83.3% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
Depression 66.7% 8.3% 16.7% 8.3% 0%
Diarrhea 93.5% 0% 4.3% 2.2% 0%
Dizziness 45.7% 19.6% 23.9% 6.5% 4.3%
Drowsiness 58.3% 16.7% 16.7% 8.3% 0%
Fatigue 50% 16.7% 16.7% 16.7% 0%
Fever 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Flu-Like Symptoms 67.6% 11.8% 17.6% 0% 2.9%
Gas 47.8% 10.9% 17.4% 15.2% 8.7%
Headache 47.8% 13% 19.6% 6.5% 13%
Indigestion 84.4% 0% 12.5% 0% 3.1%
Insomnia 83.3% 0% 8.3% 8.3% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 58.3% 25% 8.3% 8.3% 0%
Itching 70.6% 14.7% 2.9% 8.8% 2.9%
Leg and/or Foot Cramping 50% 25% 0% 25% 0%
Mood Swings 75% 0% 8.3% 16.7% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 37.5% 21.9% 21.9% 9.4% 9.4%
Muscle Cramping 58.3% 16.7% 0% 25% 0%
Nausea 76.3% 15.8% 5.3% 2.6% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 83.3% 8.3% 8.3% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 91.7% 0% 0% 8.3% 0%
Skin Rash 77.1% 8.6% 8.6% 5.7% 0%
Stomach Ache 83.3% 0% 8.3% 8.3% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Preterax Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Anemia 94.1% 2.9% 0% 0% 2.9%
Constipation 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Cough 40% 0% 20% 40% 0%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 25% 25% 25% 0% 25%
Dehydration / Thirst 67.6% 17.6% 5.9% 2.9% 5.9%
Discolored Urine 64.7% 20.6% 11.8% 2.9% 0%
Drowsiness 67.6% 17.6% 2.9% 2.9% 8.8%
Fatigue 50% 20.6% 14.7% 5.9% 8.8%
Heartburn 75% 0% 0% 25% 0%
Indigestion 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Liver Damage 97.1% 0% 2.9% 0% 0%
Metallic Taste in Mouth 76.5% 20.6% 0% 2.9% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 33.3% 16.7% 33.3% 16.7% 0%
Reduced Libido 65.4% 19.2% 7.7% 3.8% 3.8%
Stuffy Nose 75% 0% 0% 0% 25%
Swelling 82.4% 5.9% 2.9% 5.9% 2.9%
Swelling around the Eyes 50% 0% 0% 25% 25%
Vomiting 91.2% 5.9% 2.9% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Preterax
Since taking Preterax Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Blindness 1.1%
Fall 3.3%
Hospitalization 3.3%
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User Comments about Preterax
25 Sep 2014 I use 2mg Preterax + Indapamide 0.625mg (this is what is written on the box) I feel it could be more effective in keeping my BP normal, sometimes is would increase the dosage for greater effectiveness. My left ankle and calf are swollen all the time, but not sure if Preterax is responsible for swelling. I think the medicine is more positive than negative
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24 Jul 2014 I have been taking Preterax for the past 10 days, and I have develop a very dry cough and heart burn & diarrhea? Is this normal?
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12 Jun 2013 This is an excellent medication. Very effective for reducing blood pressure and I have not experienced any negative side effects.
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12 Jun 2013 I have been taking Preterax for over 9 yrs. I am very impressed with this medication's effectiveness in managing my hypertension. I have not experienced any negative side effects at all. I have noticed one positive side effect; I often make presentations to large audiences. Prior to taking Preterax, i would always have some level of 'nerves' when starting these presentations. When using Preterax, I have NO 'nerves' associated with these. This is a very good medication.
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01 Jun 2013 My doctor changed my high blood pressure to Preterax about three years ago. I use one tablet per day. My problem is that I do not really experience any side effects, or so I thought. firstly, every time i record my pressure, I do not ever get a normal reading, my pressure is always slightly elevated. At no time over the past three years have I ever gotten a good reading as when i used the last tablet which does not come to my country any more.Secondly, I am a menopausal woman, but I believe that this tablet is causing me to become a little anxious, and has increased my feelings of being rushed, also may be causing me to have inner emotional thought pattern., In essence, the tablet has some how help to increase those inner emotional symptoms. I have been noticing these changes and will be visiting my doctor to have my medication changed. I will then observe to see if there are any changes in these menopausal patterns which is what i consider to be very mild.
   —Posted by Trini 1.
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