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Old 01-24-2009, 09:29 AM
 
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If you have a dry cough from your BP meds - get them changed. Several years ago I was put on BP meds and I started having the dry cough - this irritates your throat, esophogus, etc... My voice went from normal to a rough, raspy sound - ick!! Friends would give me a double-take - like HUH? It took a long time to recover from that once I started using a different med. There are still times when that old raspy sound will come out - too much talking or just normal dry throat.
Back from the doctor and my BP was 124 over 80. No additional meds, and I go back in a month. He is putting me on Prilosec for 2 months because I do have reflux on a fairly regular basis and he says that can cause the cough, or keep it going after it has started. He also told me that a common cause of throat cancer is reflux! The constant irritation is what does it. Sheesh!

My energy level is back up because I'm off the meds for the BP and that is all good.

I'll take a doctor visit where I don't need more precriptions any day.
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Old 01-24-2009, 01:17 PM
 
Location: Edina, MN, USA
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Good news - no meds - my goal. The energy thing is interesting.
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