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I was on Losartan Potassium 100mg for about four years, until my doctor said it was no longer affective. Within two days of coming of it it felt like a cloud had been lifted from my brain and I felt incredibly sharp. I realised for the first time that the Losartan had been causing this cloud. The changes in my brain had occurred so gradually over the four years I hadn't actually noticed.
The doctor then prescribed Amlodpoine Besylate 5mg, which worked ownderfully and my blood pressure plummetted. This was in combination with Atenolol. Over a few months I began to feel really drained and quite ill, until I nearly passed out in a taxi. I knew it was the Amlodopine, as I had been through a similar experience with Losartan. I stopped taking it and the cloud lifted from my brain with 48 hours.
Went back to the doctor who prescribed Losartan Potassium 50mg with 12.5mg hydrochlorothiazide (as well as the Atenolo 25mg). After a few months I am finding the brain fog is returning and when I stop taking it I feel much better.
Got to go back to the GP. Has anyone had a similar experience to me, and if so did you ever find a drug that actually works and doesn't make you feel tired/ill all the time?
The Atenolo works really well. It brings my heart rate down to about 75. Amlodopine brought the BP down to about 125/80. The Losartan never did better than 140/90.
Thanks in advance
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