Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Ichthyosis?


Ichthyosis is found among people who take Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Amitiza, and have Hypertension . We study 67,289 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Ichthyosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Ichthyosis and more.

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Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Hydrochlorothiazide 68,026 users)


Ichthyosis (genetic skin disorders) has been reported by people with impetigo, spinal cord compression, haematuria, thoracic vertebral fracture, fatigue (latest reports from 163 Ichthyosis patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

67,289 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide.
Among them, 23 people (0.03%) have Ichthyosis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Ichthyosis?

Gender of people who have Ichthyosis when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • female: 91.3 %
  • male: 8.7 %

Age of people who have Ichthyosis when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 39.13 %
  • 50-59: 60.87 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (23 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (21 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (21 people)
  • Fatigue (21 people)
  • Proteinuria (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zocor (21 people)
  • Provigil (21 people)
  • Paxil (21 people)
  • Effexor (21 people)
  • Amitiza (21 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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