Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Frequent headaches (Headache)?
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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. We study 60,095 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,884 have Frequent headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent headaches and more.
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Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 62,043 Hydrochlorothiazide users)
Frequent Headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 168,956 Frequent Headaches patients)
On May, 1, 2015: 60,078 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 2,491 people (4.15%) have Frequent Headaches.
Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Frequent headaches * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Frequent headaches||26.37%||14.29%||12.09%||16.48%||15.38%||9.89%||5.49% |
Gender of people who have Frequent headaches when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :
|Frequent headaches||73.21%||26.79% |
Age of people who have Frequent headaches when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :
|Frequent headaches||0.05%||0.05%||0.42%||0.75%||5.35%||17.99%||25.93%||49.46% |
Severity of Frequent headaches when taking Hydrochlorothiazide ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Frequent headaches||9.52%||57.14%||26.19%||7.14% |
How people recovered from Frequent headaches ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Frequent headaches||0.00%||21.43%||78.57% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (615 people, 24.69%)
- Depression (217 people, 8.71%)
- Pain (164 people, 6.58%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (121 people, 4.86%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (117 people, 4.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (465 people, 18.67%)
- Lisinopril (436 people, 17.50%)
- Atenolol (326 people, 13.09%)
- Lipitor (264 people, 10.60%)
- Synthroid (233 people, 9.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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