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Moxonidine

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2.4  Effectiveness
7.6  Side Effects
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Effectiveness of Moxonidine by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Moxonidine, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 2.4% 4.7% 84.7% 8.2% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 2.4% 7.1% 65.9% 21.2% 3.5%
Blood Pressure 5.9% 25.9% 43.5% 17.6% 7.1%
Breathing 3.5% 9.4% 68.2% 14.1% 4.7%
Confidence 3.5% 5.9% 68.2% 17.6% 4.7%
Coordination/Motor Skills 1.2% 10.6% 63.5% 22.4% 2.4%
Digestion 1.2% 4.7% 78.8% 10.6% 4.7%
Emotional Well-being 5.9% 7.1% 61.2% 18.8% 7.1%
Energy 10.6% 11.8% 41.2% 23.5% 12.9%
Eyesight 2.4% 10.7% 69% 15.5% 2.4%
Memory 5.9% 10.6% 54.1% 20% 9.4%
Mental Clarity 1.2% 14.1% 57.6% 18.8% 8.2%
Pain 3.5% 7.1% 70.6% 14.1% 4.7%
Patience 2.4% 8.2% 64.7% 16.5% 8.2%
Sexual Health 4.7% 5.9% 64.7% 17.6% 7.1%
Skin Complexion 0% 3.5% 87.1% 3.5% 5.9%
Sleep 15.3% 3.5% 52.9% 18.8% 9.4%
Stress Level 3.5% 9.4% 65.9% 11.8% 9.4%
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Commonly Reported Moxonidine Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 83.3% 5.1% 7.7% 2.6% 1.3%
Anxiety 61.5% 17.3% 11.5% 7.7% 1.9%
Asthma 73.1% 16.7% 3.8% 6.4% 0%
Blurred Vision 53.8% 26.9% 17.3% 0% 1.9%
Breathing Difficulties 63.5% 15.4% 13.5% 3.8% 3.8%
Cold Hands and/or Feet 70.5% 5.1% 6.4% 15.4% 2.6%
Cold Symptoms 65.4% 17.3% 9.6% 7.7% 0%
Confusion 71.2% 11.5% 9.6% 7.7% 0%
Constipation 73.1% 0% 23.1% 3.8% 0%
Depression 62.8% 14.1% 9% 9% 5.1%
Diarrhea 88.5% 5.8% 5.8% 0% 0%
Dizziness 50% 26.9% 10.3% 12.8% 0%
Drowsiness 37.2% 15.4% 11.5% 25.6% 10.3%
Fatigue 34.6% 16.7% 17.9% 24.4% 6.4%
Fever 92.3% 3.8% 3.8% 0% 0%
Gas 61.5% 19.2% 9.6% 7.7% 1.9%
Headache 44.9% 26.9% 9% 12.8% 6.4%
Insomnia 59% 9% 17.9% 7.7% 6.4%
Irregular Heartbeat 63.5% 11.5% 15.4% 5.8% 3.8%
Leg and/or Foot Cramping 50% 17.9% 12.8% 14.1% 5.1%
Loss of Taste 80.8% 5.1% 11.5% 2.6% 0%
Mood Swings 57.7% 15.4% 17.3% 5.8% 3.8%
Muscle Cramping 46.2% 21.2% 17.3% 11.5% 3.8%
Nausea 67.9% 21.8% 7.7% 2.6% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 82.7% 7.7% 7.7% 1.9% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 59.6% 17.3% 7.7% 11.5% 3.8%
Skin Rash 88.5% 0% 3.8% 7.7% 0%
Slow Heartbeat 85.9% 3.8% 6.4% 2.6% 1.3%
Stomach Ache 75% 15.4% 7.7% 0% 1.9%
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Less Commonly Reported Moxonidine Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 66.7% 7.7% 12.8% 10.3% 2.6%
Anemia 88.5% 3.8% 0% 3.8% 3.8%
Change in Weight 59.5% 17.7% 13.9% 7.6% 1.3%
Cough 64.1% 15.4% 14.1% 3.8% 2.6%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 49.4% 19% 22.8% 8.9% 0%
Elevated Blood Sugar 91% 3.8% 2.6% 1.3% 1.3%
Fever 88.5% 7.7% 3.8% 0% 0%
Gout 88.5% 5.1% 2.6% 1.3% 2.6%
Hair Growth 92.3% 3.8% 1.3% 2.6% 0%
Heartburn 78.2% 10.3% 6.4% 3.8% 1.3%
Irregular Heartbeat 80.8% 3.8% 15.4% 0% 0%
Kidney Damage 94.9% 1.3% 1.3% 2.6% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 53.2% 12.7% 19% 8.9% 6.3%
Reduced Libido 73.7% 10.5% 5.3% 5.3% 5.3%
Sexual Dysfunction 53.8% 15.4% 3.8% 11.5% 15.4%
Slow Heartbeat 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Stuffy Nose 53.8% 17.9% 15.4% 9% 3.8%
Swelling around the Eyes 84.8% 7.6% 3.8% 3.8% 0%
Swelling of Extremities 69.2% 19.2% 0% 7.7% 3.8%
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Episodes since taking Moxonidine
Since taking Moxonidine Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Fall 1.5%
Hospitalization 1.2%
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21 Jun 2021 Not certain I can carry on forever taking this drug.
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18 Jan 2021 I am 73years old male . BP about 180/80 (plus) comes down to 145/70 with physiotens (400) at 8am daily - then increases back to higher BP when I take Norvasc (10mg) at 8pm - this regime not working so being switched to minipress at night instead of norvasc. I don't like the recorded side effects(hallucinations, nightmares, anger) of minipress - especially if I have to take with physiotens. Sticking with physiotens despite breathelessness and oedema - and looking for something instead of minipress - (too freaky for me).
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29 Apr 2017 A very lengthy and concise entry
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23 Apr 2017 I have been prescribed moxonidine as a first choice antihypertensive. Two months I was taking the minimum 0,2 dose. At first some vertigo happened and the sleep disturbances started. The vertigo soon faded but I still have trouble sleeping. After two months I got my blood pressure measured and it is stil high - mildly elevated as I had before. I experienced sexual problems and I asked my doctor if that could have anything to do with the drug. He denied that and told me that its the drug with by far least adverse effects and that is why he prescribed it to me. I forgot to mention that before taking the drug, my ECG was flawless, now I get some insane numbers, like my QRS is 0,14. His response to that was giving me the stronger dose 0,3mg. And now my sexual dysfunction is even worse, just two days off. WTH
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23 Apr 2017 I hope you will begin to feel better soon. This drug was a nightmare for me. I didn't read the side effects before taking it. One of them was anxiety, it was so severe, I thought I was having a fit !! I couldn't even lie down in bed let alone sleep. My GP said Moxonodine acts on the brain, so I guess anything is possible!! took me quite a long time after coming off the drug to learn to deal with & be in control of the anxiety. I wish you the very best of luck.
   —Posted by Nastnan
20 Jul 2016 Female, 56 y.old. Moxonidine was prescribed to me about 18 months ago because of moderate hypertension. So far, nothing unbearable happened, apart from this cough since three weaks ago. I had many side effects on almost every alternative BP medication (ACE & Ca channels inhibitors, beta & alpha blockers, etc.). I maintan BP now with diuretics only, but it probably soon won't be enough.
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