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Body Adjustment Time
460902 posted:
I was recently taken off hbp meds (Lisinopril and Hydrochlorothiazide) due to weight loss (about 20 pounds). I had been on meds for many years. How long does it take the body to adjust to being off meds. It's been about 2 weeks and I still see bp spikes which usually correct themselves but still feel sluggish and tired and I get that fluttery feeling quite often along with hearing my hearbeat in my ears, which is very annoying. How long does it take the body to adjust to being taken off certain meds? Anyone have any information?
billh99 responded:
I am not a doctor, but from my personal experience and reading I would expect that effects of Lisinopril and Hydrochlorothiazide would be gone within 1-2 weeks.

Heart palpation's are fairly common. Some people feel them more than others. And like wise with hearing your heartbeat.

Often the palpation's are harmless, but in some can be a problem.

Also since you are having symptoms of fatigue you need to get this checked out , possible with a referral to a cardiologist.

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