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Hypertension, strange pains, sensation in both legs, weakness,tiredness,constant discomfort even after stopping Amlodopine. Cause?

Hi, I have hypertension and currently take 5mg Ramipiril. 11 weeks ago I was taken off Amlodopine due to side effects. These side effects are still present. I have strange pains, feelings and sensations in both legs. They are very weak and the muscle is soft. They used to be hard. I m very tired and in constant discomfort. What s causing it?
Asked On : Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

     If the symptoms continue after such a long time of stopping the medication, it is not likely to be from the drug.
     Electrolytes, especially potassium need to be checked...
     Neurologic consultation is preferable – primary disease of the muscle or nerve has to be considered / Nerve conduction studies and/or ElectroMyoGraphy may clinch the diagnosis

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sat, 13 Jul 2013
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