Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Anxiety?


Summary

Anxiety is found among people who take Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Hypertension . We study 68,529 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,868 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Hydrochlorothiazide 86,600 users)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 283,880 Anxiety patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

68,529 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide.
Among them, 2,868 people (4.19%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Anxiety?

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 18.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 32.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.54 %
  • 10+ years: 6.73 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • female: 68.47 %
  • male: 31.53 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.22 %
  • 20-29: 1.47 %
  • 30-39: 6.33 %
  • 40-49: 15.04 %
  • 50-59: 26.22 %
  • 60+: 50.59 %

Severity if Anxiety when taking Hydrochlorothiazide **:

  • least: 12 %
  • moderate: 44 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 4 %

How people recovered from Anxiety **:

  • while on drug: 16.67 %
  • after off the drug: 16.67 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (544 people, 18.97%)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (235 people, 8.19%)
  • Pain (234 people, 8.16%)
  • Depression (231 people, 8.05%)
  • Anxiety (197 people, 6.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (647 people, 22.56%)
  • Zometa (645 people, 22.49%)
  • Aspirin (557 people, 19.42%)
  • Atenolol (415 people, 14.47%)
  • Lasix (410 people, 14.30%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (1,495 people, 52.13%)
  • Injury (956 people, 33.33%)
  • Depression (878 people, 30.61%)
  • Emotional Distress (719 people, 25.07%)
  • Dyspnoea (613 people, 21.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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