Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Itching - from FDA reports
Itching 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, 2,094 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Hydrochlorothiazide 88,939 users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,315 Itching patients).
On Dec, 26, 2016
85,245 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide.
Among them, 2,094 people (2.46%) have Itching
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Itching *:
- < 1 month: 53.85 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.64 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.56 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.56 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.13 %
- 5 - 10 years: 10.26 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:
- female: 66.97 %
- male: 33.03 %
Age of people who have Itching when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:
- 0-1: 0.06 %
- 2-9: 0.06 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.62 %
- 30-39: 4.48 %
- 40-49: 10.45 %
- 50-59: 23.69 %
- 60+: 60.63 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (457 people, 21.82%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (298 people, 14.23%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (110 people, 5.25%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (98 people, 4.68%)
- Diabetes (88 people, 4.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lisinopril (279 people, 13.32%)
- Aspirin (260 people, 12.42%)
- Niaspan (242 people, 11.56%)
- Lipitor (191 people, 9.12%)
- Atenolol (178 people, 8.50%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (642 people, 30.66%)
- Fatigue (268 people, 12.80%)
- Skin Blushing/flushing (254 people, 12.13%)
- Nausea (240 people, 11.46%)
- Breathing Difficulty (224 people, 10.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Diagnosed with prostate cancer 2 years ago, had radical prostatectomy, radiation therapy and lupron injection. (Feb. 2015 was date of lupron) Have had itchy red rash over trunk and arms and legs for 5 months. Nothing seems to help. Steroids did a little bit
In Januarty I was declared bladder cancer free. This April my blood pressure was a bit high and my heart rate was too high. hydrochlorothiazide Was prescribed and shortly after I developed a bladder infection which ended up with goss hematuria.
I have been a diabetic type 2 for almost 12 years. As time goes by I suffered a heart attack and a stroke therefore all the medications listed. Recently, I noticed an pain in the leg accompamied by extreme muscle stiffness on the feet
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