Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Night sweats?
Summary: Night sweats is found among people who take Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have High blood pressure.
We study 60,054 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 144 have Night sweats. Find out below who they are, when they have Night sweats and more.
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Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 62,004 Hydrochlorothiazide users)
Night sweats (sweating in night) has been reported by people with depression, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 10,663 Night sweats patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 60,054 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 144 people (0.24%) have Night Sweats.
Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Night sweats * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Night sweats||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Night sweats when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :
|Night sweats||68.53%||31.47% |
Age of people who have Night sweats when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :
|Night sweats||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.80%||5.60%||24.00%||32.00%||37.60% |
Severity of Night sweats when taking Hydrochlorothiazide ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Night sweats||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Night sweats ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Night sweats||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (26 people, 18.06%)
- Depression (16 people, 11.11%)
- Multiple myeloma (14 people, 9.72%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (12 people, 8.33%)
- Fatigue (10 people, 6.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (33 people, 22.92%)
- Zometa (33 people, 22.92%)
- Lipitor (31 people, 21.53%)
- Aspirin (31 people, 21.53%)
- Prevacid (30 people, 20.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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