Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Headaches (Headache)?
Summary: 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 60,029 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,491 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.
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Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 61,978 Hydrochlorothiazide users)
Headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 168,758 Headaches patients)
On Jan, 5, 2015: 60,012 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 2,491 people (4.15%) have Headaches.
Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Headaches * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :
Age of people who have Headaches when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :
Severity of Headaches when taking Hydrochlorothiazide ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headaches ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
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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