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In 2012 my then GP prescribed me Amlodipine 5 mg for my high blood pressure, which reduced my systolic blood pressure to around 140 Hgmm.
In 2013 I was taken to hospital with spinal injuries, and presumably because doctors there had found that Amlodipine did not work well for me, they added Furosemide.40 mg to my high blood pressure regimen. It resulted in my blood pressure's dropping to 120-130 Hgmm. I felt really great.
In 2016 I changed my residence, and a GP at another health centre arbitraryly, and without warning me that his taking me off Furosemide would lead to an increase in my blood pressure, and saying that Furosemide will dry up my kidneys, took me off Furosemide and increased my Amlodipine dosage to 10 mg. My blood pressure went up. I blame myself for not resisting him aalthough I was not sure if I could insist on keeping the status quo. Another GP at the same medical centre, to whom last December I complained that because of my not being on Furosemide, I was now suffering from headaches, ignored my request for Furosemide.
On 08.08.2018 I saw yet another GP, who despite the fact that on the first reading my systolic blood pressure was 159 Hgmm, and on the second it went down to only 149 Hgmm, and that he could see for himself how badly high blood pressure affected my balance too, did not restore me to Furosemide.
I think that increase in my high blood pressure is caused by water retention. I have difficulties passing water. This explains why Furosemide had worked for me, and Amlopidine, even in a higher dose, does not.
I need an advice on what to do. I want to avoid any confrontation with doctors at my health centre, but on the other hand, just because I am too polite, I do not relish a prospect of having a stroke,
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