Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Headaches - from FDA reports


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 Lisinopril, and have High blood pressure . We study 85,245 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA. Among them, 3,823 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 88,939 users)

Headaches

Headaches has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,080 Headaches patients).

On Dec, 23, 2016

85,245 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide.
Among them, 3,823 people (4.48%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Headaches?

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 36.84 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.05 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.21 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.84 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.21 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
  • 10+ years: 6.58 %

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • female: 74.66 %
  • male: 25.34 %

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.49 %
  • 20-29: 0.94 %
  • 30-39: 5.05 %
  • 40-49: 15.45 %
  • 50-59: 26.56 %
  • 60+: 51.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (959 people, 25.09%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (322 people, 8.42%)
  • Depression (305 people, 7.98%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (269 people, 7.04%)
  • Pain (256 people, 6.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (515 people, 13.47%)
  • Aspirin (430 people, 11.25%)
  • Atenolol (359 people, 9.39%)
  • Lipitor (330 people, 8.63%)
  • Synthroid (315 people, 8.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,004 people, 26.26%)
  • Dizziness (885 people, 23.15%)
  • Fatigue (831 people, 21.74%)
  • High Blood Pressure (794 people, 20.77%)
  • Pain (696 people, 18.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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