Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

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 68,533 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA. Among them, 1,705 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching 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 88,936 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,259 Itching patients).

On Nov, 26, 2016

68,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide.
Among them, 1,705 people (2.49%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Itching?

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 40.48 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 2.38 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • female: 66.37 %
  • male: 33.63 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.61 %
  • 30-39: 3.88 %
  • 40-49: 10.96 %
  • 50-59: 23.97 %
  • 60+: 60.5 %

Severity of Itching **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 14.29 %
  • severe: 78.57 %
  • most severe: 7.14 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (280 people, 16.42%)
  • Aspirin (260 people, 15.25%)
  • Niaspan (238 people, 13.96%)
  • Atenolol (177 people, 10.38%)
  • Lipitor (171 people, 10.03%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Hydrochlorothiazide, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Cholesterol (270 people, 15.84%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Rashes (505 people, 29.62%)
  • Skin Blushing/flushing (240 people, 14.08%)
  • Fatigue (204 people, 11.96%)
  • Pain (191 people, 11.20%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (190 people, 11.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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