Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Back Pain?


Back pain is found among people who take Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 67,289 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,202 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Hydrochlorothiazide 68,026 users)

Back Pain

Back pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, high blood pressure, dizziness (latest reports from 126,425 Back pain patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

67,289 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide.
Among them, 2,202 people (3.27%) have Back Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Back pain?

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Back Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 5.88 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.73 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.61 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.57 %
  • 10+ years: 1.96 %

Gender of people who have Back Pain when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • female: 72.06 %
  • male: 27.94 %

Age of people who have Back Pain when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.23 %
  • 20-29: 1.44 %
  • 30-39: 4.1 %
  • 40-49: 12.65 %
  • 50-59: 22.65 %
  • 60+: 58.87 %

Severity if Back Pain when taking Hydrochlorothiazide **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Back Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (400 people)
  • Pain (197 people)
  • Osteoporosis (177 people)
  • Depression (142 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (130 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (470 people)
  • Lisinopril (445 people)
  • Zometa (413 people)
  • Lipitor (348 people)
  • Atenolol (310 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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