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High Blood Pressure & meds
hello im a 39 yr old male. Ive had HBP for 10 yrs now. I would like to know alittle about my meds.
EVERYDAY I take at 7am - 50mg of captopril also 25mg of hydroclorot, 9-930 am I take 25mg of metoprolol & 1mg of clonazepam. at 3pm I take 50mg of captopril. around 8pm I take 20mg of citalopram. at 9pm I take another 1mg of clonazepam. then at 11pm I take my last for the night. 50mg of captopril. I fell tired sometimes is it the meds? also I feel dizzy alot. my BP is still high sometimes with all this medication im on?
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You seem to have your meds pretty spread out.  Have they ever considered changing your captopril to one of the ACE inhibitors like lisinopril, can be taken once daily?  I have lisinopril and diltiazem.  I know the beta blockers and, I believe, the hydrochlorothiazide can produce tiredness, as can clonazepam.  I don't think citalopram has any effect on tiredness.
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That seems like an awful lot of medication.  I take Citalopram and was told it can actually make me feel more energetic, so I take it in the morning.  I also take Clonazepam for insomnia, and 1 mg knocks me out within 10 minutes.  It is a "hypnotic" drug, and in my non-expert opinion would be the most likely med to cause your dizziness.
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