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Hi, This query is for my Mother. She is 58 years old and is taking Primodil 5 for High BP for about 3 years now. She is taking medicine for Thyroid too which is under control because of that. She does not have any other problems. Cholestrol level is also well under control. By taking Primodil 5 her blood pressure has been under control and annual heath check up results have also been normal. Since last 2-3 days she has been experiencing some kind of light sensation in bottom of leg and palms of hand. Hence wanted to check if it can be due to side effects of Primodil5 ? and should we look to change the medicine for High BP ?

PAST HISTORY : Taking medicine for High Blood pressure (Primodil 5) for last 3 years and also taking medicine for Thyroid (Thronorm 5 mcg)

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Hi,

This is otherwise a very common symptom , but not that common due to the drug primodial 5.
I would not suggest you for changing anti hypertensive drug when she is having normal bp on that drug.
I would recommend you to get the blood sugar levels done (fasting and pp levels ) and she can have tablet neurokind plus pnce daily it can be nerve pain.
Update me with her blood sugar levels.

Patient asked followup Question: 10 years ago

Hi, Thanks very much for your response. Her blood sugar levels have been normal in past. She got the sugar (random) checked last week and it came out to be 116, She got the sugar (fasting) done too last year and it was normal. Our physician here is suggesting to take Newtel-H40 for Blood Pressure instead of Primodal 5. Hence wanted to get second opinion on that too.

Hi,

Are the lipid levels raised of your mother ?
The drug can be changed to this if there is some reason , if no reason then antihypertensive drug need not be changed
Update me her lipid levels.

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