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High & Low Blood Pressure board

I have thyroid disease (for 3 years now) and along with this I have developed HBP (152/112). They have been trying to get me to take meds for about 9 months now. THe first was maxzide - I got so faint exercising I stopped it after one week. This past week, they gave me 20 mcg of Benicar. I am having a little dizziness and feel very sluggish - but it knocked the BP right down (97/72). I got permission to cut them in half - but can anyone tell me if the dizziness and fatigue will go away once I've been on them awhile? (and how long?)
Thanks very much
(40 yrs old)