How long for meds to work?

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I have recently started bp meds.I started at around 165/90 and Coversyl did not reduce my bp enough or for long enough (I got to 145/85 for around 4 hours per day). Telmisartan got me down to 140/80 for around 6-8 hours per day. This has now been combined with amlodipine which looked promising for the first 3 days - I was getting readings from 110-120/80 for a good few hours and staying below 140/85 for 12 hours then it seemed to stop working and I cant get below 140 and after 8 hours it climbs back again. I feel rough and am worried that I can't get my bp under control. Any advice?

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