Hydrochlorothiazide and Restless leg syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Restless leg syndrome 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 85,245 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA. Among them, 244 have Restless leg syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless leg syndrome 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 88,941 users)

Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless leg syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain (latest reports from 25,242 Restless leg syndrome patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

85,245 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide.
Among them, 244 people (0.29%) have Restless Leg Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Restless leg syndrome?

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Restless Leg Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 83.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Restless Leg Syndrome when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • female: 76.67 %
  • male: 23.33 %

Age of people who have Restless Leg Syndrome when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.56 %
  • 30-39: 3.35 %
  • 40-49: 6.7 %
  • 50-59: 20.67 %
  • 60+: 68.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (40 people, 16.39%)
  • Depression (39 people, 15.98%)
  • Osteoporosis (32 people, 13.11%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (29 people, 11.89%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (29 people, 11.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (63 people, 25.82%)
  • Ambien (60 people, 24.59%)
  • Requip (54 people, 22.13%)
  • Xanax (52 people, 21.31%)
  • Lasix (50 people, 20.49%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (88 people, 36.07%)
  • Pain (85 people, 34.84%)
  • Depression (78 people, 31.97%)
  • High Blood Pressure (75 people, 30.74%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (69 people, 28.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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