I'm getting really frustrated now. Lillian!!! I know where you're coming from dude!!
I went back to my GP to pick up paper work for the lab to do my 24 hour urine test and requested that I get my BP checked by her nurse again!!! They took it and it was 178/90. Of course I was a bit with the old white coat again. I've been taking mine at home and it has been around 130/85 - 93. I told the nurse that I stopped taking the diuretic after the first time because of my symptoms. Then I wasn't expecting but my doc came in and told me that none of those symptoms are caused by the hydrochlorothiazide. I told her that is how I feel and I'm not like that now because I'm sure its out of my system. She then insisted i take at least 1/2 for now but wants me at the full doseage by next week. I agreed to that but I'm going to wait for the long weekend next week to see if i develop the symptoms again.
It makes me mad that they think I'm just coming out of the blue with these side effects as if I don't know how I feel. I sometimes feel dizzy a couple times a day but I think those are side effects from the lisinopril. After I have these tests run, I'm going to change docs. I think my insurance allows me to change right at the beginning of the year. I miss my old GP....unfortunately my plan doesn't cover him.
What's a Girl of Steel - SuperGirl to do???