Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Frequent Headaches?


Summary

Frequent headaches is found among people who take Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Hypertension . We study 77,986 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,113 have Frequent headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent headaches 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 79,673 users)

Frequent Headaches

Frequent headaches has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, chest pain, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 162,183 Frequent headaches patients).

On Jul, 22, 2016

77,986 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide.
Among them, 3,113 people (3.99%) have Frequent Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Frequent headaches?

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Frequent Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 30.46 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.61 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.69 %
  • 10+ years: 5.58 %

Gender of people who have Frequent Headaches when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • female: 73.19 %
  • male: 26.81 %

Age of people who have Frequent Headaches when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.04 %
  • 10-19: 0.19 %
  • 20-29: 0.77 %
  • 30-39: 5.29 %
  • 40-49: 16.25 %
  • 50-59: 26.22 %
  • 60+: 51.2 %

Severity if Frequent Headaches when taking Hydrochlorothiazide **:

  • least: 9.88 %
  • moderate: 61.73 %
  • severe: 23.46 %
  • most severe: 4.94 %

How people recovered from Frequent Headaches **:

  • while on drug: 6.98 %
  • after off the drug: 13.95 %
  • not yet: 79.07 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (804 people)
  • Depression (263 people)
  • Pain (188 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (157 people)
  • Osteoporosis (149 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (468 people)
  • Aspirin (450 people)
  • Atenolol (369 people)
  • Lipitor (314 people)
  • Synthroid (262 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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