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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 Hypertension.

We study 60,012 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

Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Hydrochlorothiazide 61,953 users)

Headaches

Headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Headaches 168,596 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 59,995 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 2,491 people (4.15%) have Headaches.

Trend of Headaches in Hydrochlorothiazide reports

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Headaches * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headaches26.37%14.29%12.09%16.48%15.38%9.89%5.49%

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :

FemaleMale
Headaches73.21%26.79%

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headaches0.05%0.05%0.42%0.75%5.35%17.99%25.93%49.46%

Severity of Headaches when taking Hydrochlorothiazide ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headaches9.52%57.14%26.19%7.14%

How people recovered from Headaches ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headaches0.00%21.43%78.57%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (615 people, 24.69%)
  2. Depression (217 people, 8.71%)
  3. Pain (164 people, 6.58%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (121 people, 4.86%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (117 people, 4.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (465 people, 18.67%)
  2. Lisinopril (436 people, 17.50%)
  3. Atenolol (326 people, 13.09%)
  4. Lipitor (264 people, 10.60%)
  5. Synthroid (233 people, 9.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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