High BP with Diabetes
I am Male 49, diabetic with high B.P. On Metformin 500 twice daily, my diabetes is 140 after meals. But in morning, my B.P reading shows 146/100 with a low pulse rate of 67-70 per minute. I am taking amlodipine 5 mg with hydrochlorothyazide 12.5 mg but, diastolic is not controlled. Which medicine should i switch to?
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