User Reviews for Altace
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|Heart Failure||1 review||121 medications|
|Heart Attack||1 review||124 medications|
|Diabetic Kidney Disease||1 review||13 medications|
|High Blood Pressure||6 reviews||264 medications|
|Summary of Altace reviews||7.9||9 reviews|
Reviews for Altace
For High Blood Pressure "Loved this drug at first, but about 3 months in the side effects became overwhelming. Lightheadedness without hypotension, feeling very tired through the day, nausea, severe abdominal and back pain and digestive-like pains. It reduced my blood pressure by 15 points systolic, but the severe side effects I experienced made me look for another option."
Kevin Williams May 1, 2017
27 users found this comment helpful.
For High Blood Pressure "The only side effect is the cough, other than that, I tolerate it perfectly with no other side effects."
DoloresB October 23, 2016
22 users found this comment helpful.
For Heart Attack "9th anniversary of 5x bypass. Blood pressure was never high. Altace, began with 5mg in the morning, was feeling faint every time I stood up all day. Changed to 5mg before bed, faint if I got up to pee. Changed to 2.5 mg in the evening, OK till last night (9 years) difference was had the flu or something similar, had a high fever, night sweats, diarrhea, got up to go to the bathroom and found myself on the bedroom floor, no damage, fell into the dirty clothes basket, so the warning about excessive sweat or any loss of fluids, is a good one."
Sam of Newburyport February 1, 2013
53 users found this comment helpful.
For Heart Failure "I am 56 yrs old. Suffer from left ventricular dysfunction. I used Altace nearly 2 years. It makes me more relaxed and the heart calm."
amjad kareem May 8, 2011
60 users found this comment helpful.
For High Blood Pressure "I started on Altace for blood pressure of 145/90. Brought my BP down to 130's and 80's. During this period (2yrs) I had a cough that progressively got worse, to the point everyone thought I was catching a cold. I would cough everyday. By the end of the second year when I would cough I would gag and cough up clear liquid. I spoke to the doctor and she said "Oh no, your cough is not from this." Well I re-read the pharmacy papers and it was stated that a possible side effect of this medicine is a cough. I called the doctor and told her what I read, she agreed to change my prescription, within a couple of days my cough was gone. So if you have a persistent cough (dry or wet) on any medicines for more than a month please investigate the side effects."
dianaid April 16, 2011
216 users found this comment helpful.
For High Blood Pressure "I have used Altace for more than 5 years with excellent results and no side effects."
jimjk December 15, 2009
86 users found this comment helpful.
For Diabetic Kidney Disease "I'm a Type I diabetic with normal blood pressure and I take Altace as a preventative treatment for kidney disease. Side effects have not been an issue and I'm pleased with this medication. More diabetics need to be proactive and encourage their physicians to add ACE Inhibitors and statins to their treatment regime. I'm not just a diabetic, I'm also a scientist."
Anonymous October 3, 2009
75 users found this comment helpful.
For High Blood Pressure "I've been on Altace for 6 years. I carefully analyze if I've noticed any changes in any organ system, as well as any type of side effect that didn't exist before I was on this drug. I honestly have never noticed any kind of side effect at all from day one. More importantly, my blood pressure is now routinely around 110/70...sometimes slightly lower still. Considering that I take one 10mg capsule daily, and that my blood pressure was usually 145/85-95, the results are quite impressive."
Nyyfan January 8, 2009
135 users found this comment helpful.
For High Blood Pressure "I have used altace for 5 yrs now and have found it does have an affect on having or keeping an erection but my bp pretty much stays at 130/80"
frodo62 April 1, 2008
130 users found this comment helpful.
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