Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Muscle Pain?


Summary

Muscle pain is found among people who take Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Lipitor, and have Hypertension . We study 67,289 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,472 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain 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 68,026 users)

Muscle Pain

Muscle pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, high blood pressure, chest pain (latest reports from 83,909 Muscle pain patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

67,289 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide.
Among them, 1,472 people (2.19%) have Muscle Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Muscle pain?

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Muscle Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 15.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 30.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.5 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • female: 62.5 %
  • male: 37.5 %

Age of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.25 %
  • 10-19: 0.08 %
  • 20-29: 0.68 %
  • 30-39: 1.94 %
  • 40-49: 10.38 %
  • 50-59: 19.58 %
  • 60+: 67.09 %

Severity if Muscle Pain when taking Hydrochlorothiazide **:

  • least: 4.55 %
  • moderate: 54.55 %
  • severe: 27.27 %
  • most severe: 13.64 %

How people recovered from Muscle Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 10 %
  • not yet: 90 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (280 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (219 people)
  • Osteoporosis (102 people)
  • Pain (76 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (57 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (382 people)
  • Lisinopril (261 people)
  • Atenolol (260 people)
  • Aspirin (249 people)
  • Synthroid (176 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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