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I have had a fluctuating low sodium level for a few years.

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Hi I have had a fluctuating low sodium level for a few years. Yesterday i had bloods done and it has dropped to 118. My GP has requested more blood tests for tomorrow and restrict fluids to 1500mls today. I do not drink the excessive amounts of water anyway and am not releasing fluid excessively nor perspire. I am currently down to 37.5mgs venlafaxine will be off it next week. Yes i do take Tegretol 200mgs am & pm for epilepsy. My headaches and lethargy are severe. I am 67 years of age

Doctor's Assistant: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?

Daily for the last two or more weeks. I have a dry persistant caugh my BP reading 2wks ago was 150/80 it has been high previously

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I take another anti depressant in place of Venlafaxine,also take BP medication I am on clopigegral

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Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 7 months ago

are you having any headaches or nausea or vomiting?

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