Flu jab

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I take 2.5mg of Ramipril with little or no side effects, I am 48 yrs old and ramipril has lowered my BP to safe level. I have been offered a flu jab-should I have it?

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    i think you should have the flu jab, if i were offered it i would have it. The Dr wouldnt offer if he didnt think it worth you having. Your health is everything so have it .
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    Ask the Dr whether he would have the flu jab himself and whether he would offer it to his own family. Then decide.
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    I'm taking 10mg Ramipril with very few side effects. On Saturday I had the flu jab - very little to report - slight soreness of the arm on Sunday morning and that's it. Have it - the reassurance it brings is good for your BP!

    Regards...David

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    I have recently started taking 2.5 mg Ramipril which quickly lowered my BP to a safe level. I had the seasonal flu jab in my left arm and swine flu jab in my right 2 days later. It made me feel very sleepy for a couple of days and my right arm muscle is still aching after 3 days although my left arm is fine.

    Apart from that no other side effects and I feel my health is now better protected.

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    I would not have blind faith in anyone, least of all the medical profession. They killed my father and then my mother through various incompetence and neglect, and not a thing we can do about it.

    I used to have the flu jab but the swine flu jab and the way it has been rushed in has made me question anyhting I take. In swine flu we are definitely the guinea pigs.....

    DON'T take anything unless you really MUST. If you regularly get flu (real flu) then take a jab, but as a last chance effort. Most of us don't regularly get anything, so don't take anything until you do. *prevention is better than cure* does NOT apply to taking untried and tested drugs.

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