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Old 01-07-2002, 07:12 AM   #1
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Blood pressure meds and fatigue

Hello,

I have been on Bp medication since 1998. First Atenolol and then Lopressor--quit the beta blockers because of sexual side effects and depression (I think was caused by BB and stress).

I am now on diovan at 160 mg. I started on 80 mg and when the doctor increased it to 160 mg, I am just exhausted all the time. I also take 20 mg of Paxil daily but the real change began when I upped the Diovan.

Are there any ACE or ACR inhibitors that will not cause drowsiness?

Thanks,
OC9

 
Old 01-17-2002, 08:02 PM   #2
 
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Re: Blood pressure meds and fatigue

I don't know about any blood pressure meds that don't make you tired what I do think however is that blood pressure meds are supposed to make you tired and slow you down. That's how they work to get your blood pressure lower.

 
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