Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Neuropathy peripheral?
Summary: Neuropathy peripheral could be caused by Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 59,875 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 613 have Neuropathy peripheral. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy peripheral and more.
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Hydrochlorothiazide (latest outcomes from 61,809 users) has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Hydrochlorothiazide include nausea, nausea aggravated, high blood pressure, fatigue, weakness.
Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) (latest reports from 201,528 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.
On Apr, 8, 2014: 59,864 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 613 people (1.02%) have Neuropathy Peripheral. They amount to 0.30% of all the 201,117 people who have Neuropathy Peripheral on eHealthMe.
Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Neuropathy peripheral * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Neuropathy peripheral||0.00%||6.25%||31.25%||31.25%||6.25%||12.50%||12.50% |
Gender of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :
|Neuropathy peripheral||65.18%||34.82% |
Age of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :
|Neuropathy peripheral||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.43%||2.82%||11.71%||35.14%||49.89% |
Severity of Neuropathy peripheral when taking Hydrochlorothiazide ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Neuropathy peripheral||25.00%||0.00%||75.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Neuropathy peripheral ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Neuropathy peripheral||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (127 people, 20.72%)
- Hypertension (99 people, 16.15%)
- Pain (63 people, 10.28%)
- Depression (50 people, 8.16%)
- Anxiety (43 people, 7.01%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (238 people, 38.83%)
- Zometa (203 people, 33.12%)
- Lisinopril (172 people, 28.06%)
- Lipitor (145 people, 23.65%)
- Aredia (139 people, 22.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Barb (2 years ago):
Female, age 52 but noticed numbness in the ball of the foot area 3 + years ago and since that time has gotten gradually worse to the point of burning and pain. I had gotten 2 corizone shots in my left foot and 1 in my right and didn'
t seems to help much at all. For the last 3 months I am on what is called WSN nerve formula food... full of Vitamin B's and it really relieving and progressivly helping the symptoms of the Neuropathy. But I feel the Neuropathy had been caused by the Hydrochlorithiazine that I had been taking for 12 years prescribed to me for reducing the calcium in my urine to not get kidney stones or to help them from not forming.
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