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Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Back pain?

Summary: Back pain is found among people who take Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 60,029 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,971 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 61,978 Hydrochlorothiazide users)

Back pain

Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 107,043 Back pain patients)

On Jan, 25, 2015: 60,029 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 1,971 people (3.28%) have Back Pain.

Trend of Back pain in Hydrochlorothiazide reports

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Back pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Back pain5.36%19.64%19.64%19.64%16.07%16.07%3.57%

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

FemaleMale
Back pain71.15%28.85%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Back pain0.00%0.06%0.31%1.22%4.16%12.78%23.17%58.31%

Severity of Back pain when taking Hydrochlorothiazide ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Back pain0.00%45.45%27.27%27.27%

How people recovered from Back pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Back pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (335 people, 17.00%)
  2. Pain (191 people, 9.69%)
  3. Osteoporosis (149 people, 7.56%)
  4. Depression (128 people, 6.49%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (126 people, 6.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (523 people, 26.53%)
  2. Lisinopril (398 people, 20.19%)
  3. Zometa (389 people, 19.74%)
  4. Lipitor (331 people, 16.79%)
  5. Atenolol (280 people, 14.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

JACKIE (3 years ago):

i HAVE BEEN ON HYDRO FOR 5 YEARS. RECENTLY I JUST STARTED HAVING VERY BAD BACK PAIN.ONE MORNING I GOT UP AND COULD BARLY WALK. THE DOCTOR WHEN I MENTION THE PAIN AND THE PILLS HE SAID NO WAY IT IS COMING FROM THE PILLS. BUT THE PHARMACY TOLD ME THAT THAT IS A SIDE EFFECT. HE PUTS IT ON ARTHIRITUS... IM IN SO MUCH PAIN EVERY DAY. iM SO TEARFUL ...HELP
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