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Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Itching?

We study 59,957 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,457 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide (latest outcomes from 61,909 users) has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 544,797 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 59,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 1,457 people (2.43%) have Itching.

Trend of Itching in Hydrochlorothiazide reports

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching45.45%24.24%3.03%6.06%9.09%12.12%0.00%

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :

FemaleMale
Itching65.80%34.20%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%0.00%0.60%3.75%10.73%23.68%61.24%

Severity of Itching when taking Hydrochlorothiazide ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%25.00%62.50%12.50%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (298 people, 20.45%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (137 people, 9.40%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (69 people, 4.74%)
  4. High density lipoprotein decreased (68 people, 4.67%)
  5. Blood triglycerides increased (59 people, 4.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (357 people, 24.50%)
  2. Niaspan (232 people, 15.92%)
  3. Lisinopril (228 people, 15.65%)
  4. Lipitor (156 people, 10.71%)
  5. Atenolol (154 people, 10.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • I have severe itching and hair loss. I have been to dermatologists and have been prescribed clove taxol propionate foam and other topical treatments for the itch. However, my scalp continues to itch and I have loss hair down to the scalp and hair thinning where my scalp shows.

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • mostly on right palm...about 3 times a day for 45 min...since starting statin

    Reply

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • Past week sudden inset if severe itching all over body but primarily upper and face..on second day it started again and I noticed randon circular red patches all over body .varois sizes and color .they ddnt itch initially but it does now..some spots look like-darker patches of skin

    Reply

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