Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Restless leg syndrome?
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 Restless leg syndrome.
We study 60,063 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 190 have Restless leg syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless leg syndrome and more.
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Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 62,015 Hydrochlorothiazide users)
Restless leg syndrome
Restless leg syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 17,498 Restless leg syndrome patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 60,054 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 190 people (0.32%) have Restless Leg Syndrome.
Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Restless leg syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Restless leg syndrome||0.00%||15.38%||15.38%||0.00%||61.54%||0.00%||7.69% |
Gender of people who have Restless leg syndrome when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :
|Restless leg syndrome||77.44%||22.56% |
Age of people who have Restless leg syndrome when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :
|Restless leg syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.32%||1.99%||7.28%||18.54%||70.86% |
Severity of Restless leg syndrome when taking Hydrochlorothiazide ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless leg syndrome||14.29%||42.86%||28.57%||14.29% |
How people recovered from Restless leg syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless leg syndrome||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Restless legs syndrome (30 people, 15.79%)
- Metastases to spine (28 people, 14.74%)
- Neoplasm malignant (28 people, 14.74%)
- Lung neoplasm (28 people, 14.74%)
- Depression (28 people, 14.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (60 people, 31.58%)
- Ambien (53 people, 27.89%)
- Xanax (48 people, 25.26%)
- Synthroid (47 people, 24.74%)
- Aspirin (47 people, 24.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Hydrochlorothiazide, Synthroid for a 52-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Night Sweats, Hot Flashes, Cough
- A study of drug interactions between Amlodipine Maleate; Benazepril Hydrochloride, HCTZ for a 41-year old man with Hypertension. The patient has Swollen Ankles And Lower Leg
- A study of side effects of Methylprednisolone for a 21-year old woman with Acute Bronchitis. The patient has Restless Leg Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs)
- A study of drug interactions between Hydrochlorothiazide, Lasix, Metformin for a 38-year old woman with Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral Edema, Passed Out, Diabetes. The patient has Constipation, Bloating, Painful Urination, Pain - Leg, Unable To Get Pregnant, Unable To Concentrate, Passed Out
- A study of drug interactions between Diazepam, Seroquel for a 52-year old woman with Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Restless Leg Syndrome, Sleep Walking
Recent Hydrochlorothiazide related drug comparison:
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