Was on Indapamide from last October and had a review in January (BP down from 177 over 112 to average 155 over 86) when my Doctor decided to change the medication to Doxazosin. Really bad reaction, so Doctor stopped them and put me back on Indapamide. My BP spiked for several days to around 200 over 110. Very unwell so doctor put me on a second medication Lacidipine. I am now suffering horrible side effects, dehydration, dry mouth, extreme thirst, weak and tired, dizzy, very fast heart beat, restlessness and unable to sleep. The problem is that some of these effects could also be from the Lacidipine. BP now 135 over 84. My doctor wants me to ignore them but I want my life back. Cannot function like this. Research notes that a typical adult dose of Indapamide, 2.5mg may be too high for the elderly (67) it can build up in your system and cause problems and also stopping Indapamide quickly can cause the BP to spike. I am trying to lose weight, walk for an hour a day and increasing fruit and vegetable intake. I believe it is the Indapamide causing the issues so I want to stop these tablets. Has anyone been on this medication and come off them? What was the withdrawal plan?
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