Severe leg pain with Ramipril.

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Hi folks, is anyone experiencing severe leg pain on Ramipril, I started taking 2.5 mg, for a few wks, then the dose was increased to 5mg, been taking this for about 3 months, my blood pressure is reasonably stable, but I have severe leg pain, pains in my feet, recently I've started having pains in arms and hands, I also have the horrible cough. My eyesight has got worse on it as well. Can't get a doctor until after the New Year, can't even get a phone consultation for several days. I'm coming off it ASAP, I'm in agony as I write this. 😳😔

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    Hi, did your pain stop after you stopped taking this drug? I just started Lisinopril and my weight is increasing so I'm thinking I may stop taking it. Were  you able to find help?

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      Yes, my pain stopped 3 days after I stopped taking the drug. What a relief. No, I didn't get any help, couldn't get a doctors app. For 5 weeks, they said they would get a doctor to phone me 5 days later, didn't receive that call. Not on any meds now and blood pressure is back up again. I'm going to take black garlic to reduce my blood pressure, and lose weight, better the natural way. Getting doctors apps is becoming a joke in Scotland. 😔

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      Hi Gillian, I started taking liquid garlic but have not been consistent.  ....hope it works for you.  
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      Hi Gillian, I don't know anything about this drug, but I'm glad you're feeling better.  There can be no doubt it is the same old, same old - pretty well throughout the UK.  There is no one there!  That aside, I think another good supplment is the Omega 3 - standard strength.  I started 2 months ago, taking ordinary garlic as well.  They were on offer at Boots and I got 6 months supply for £25.  It broke me, but it was an offer I couldn't refuse.  I haven't heard of black garlic.  I'm intrigued and will look it up. 

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