Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Diabetes Mellitus?


Diabetes mellitus is found among people who take Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Hypertension . We study 77,985 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,215 have Diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus and more.

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Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Hydrochlorothiazide 79,672 users)

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, drug ineffective, cardiac failure congestive, stroke (latest reports from 119,147 Diabetes mellitus patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

77,985 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide.
Among them, 1,215 people (1.56%) have Diabetes Mellitus

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Diabetes mellitus?

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Diabetes Mellitus *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.37 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 3.7 %

Gender of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • female: 61.62 %
  • male: 38.38 %

Age of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.8 %
  • 30-39: 9.28 %
  • 40-49: 27.83 %
  • 50-59: 25.22 %
  • 60+: 34.88 %

Severity if Diabetes Mellitus when taking Hydrochlorothiazide **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Diabetes Mellitus **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (275 people)
  • Depression (274 people)
  • Anxiety (142 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (134 people)
  • Pain (110 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (428 people)
  • Aspirin (234 people)
  • Lisinopril (224 people)
  • Lipitor (224 people)
  • Zyprexa (213 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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