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[QUOTE=dmer;3461053]...I notice a subtle change in my mental state since lowering the CCB dose, but this might be particular to me. ...
Which BP meds are the biggest offenders as far as causing depression?


Some bp meds can mess up one's sleep and sleep disturbances can cause depression. CCB's (amlodipine, a ccb, interferred with my sleep) can do this and it may be that you are sleeping better on a lower dose, and as a result experiencing better mental health.

From my personal experience, atenolol, a beta blocker, was by far the worst when it came to causing depression...surprisingly enough, I experienced the least amount of fatigue on this med which I find somewhat ironic.

Bethsheba