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Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Restless leg syndrome?

Summary: Restless leg syndrome could be caused by Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Lisinopril, and have Restless legs syndrome.

We study 59,876 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 189 have Restless leg syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless leg syndrome and more.

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Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide (latest outcomes from 61,809 users) has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Restless leg syndrome

Restless leg syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 68,149 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 59,875 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 189 people (0.32%) have Restless Leg Syndrome. They amount to 0.28% of all the 67,328 people who have Restless Leg Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Restless leg syndrome in Hydrochlorothiazide reports

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Restless leg syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Restless leg syndrome0.00%16.67%16.67%0.00%58.33%0.00%8.33%

Gender of people who have Restless leg syndrome when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :

FemaleMale
Restless leg syndrome77.32%22.68%

Age of people who have Restless leg syndrome when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Restless leg syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%1.33%2.00%7.33%18.67%70.67%

Severity of Restless leg syndrome when taking Hydrochlorothiazide ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Restless leg syndrome0.00%50.00%33.33%16.67%

How people recovered from Restless leg syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Restless leg syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Restless legs syndrome (30 people, 15.87%)
  2. Neoplasm malignant (28 people, 14.81%)
  3. Metastases to spine (28 people, 14.81%)
  4. Lung neoplasm (28 people, 14.81%)
  5. Depression (28 people, 14.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (60 people, 31.75%)
  2. Ambien (53 people, 28.04%)
  3. Xanax (47 people, 24.87%)
  4. Synthroid (47 people, 24.87%)
  5. Aspirin (47 people, 24.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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