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I'm taking indapamide 2.5. past 8 month. Since feb/mar 16 my

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I'm taking indapamide 2.5. For the past 8 month. Since feb/mar 16 my blood pressure has been all over the place. It is currently 147/98 but I wake up with a weird headache, it gets more debilitating as my working day goes on and very often I am in bed before my children at 6pm lately. I have been referred for a brain scan on Tuesday nxt week but I wondered if you have any suggestions on how to reduce blood pressure.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

High blood pressure is more concerning given your symptoms.

That suggests sensitivity to high BP.

You are on low dose of indapamide.

The dose can be increased to 5 mg daily for better BP control.

There are other medications also.

Another moedication can be adde if 5 mg indapamide fails to control your BP adequately.

Please avoid salt or sodium intake along with fluid restriction to lower BP.
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