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Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?

Summary: Vertigo is found among people who take Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 60,029 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,505 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 61,978 Hydrochlorothiazide users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 164,725 Vertigo patients)

On Jan, 18, 2015: 60,029 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 3,505 people (5.84%) have Vertigo.

Trend of Vertigo in Hydrochlorothiazide reports

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo22.82%20.39%12.62%15.05%16.50%7.77%4.85%

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :

FemaleMale
Vertigo66.00%34.00%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.03%0.62%0.75%3.57%11.02%22.42%61.60%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Hydrochlorothiazide ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo10.29%54.41%25.00%10.29%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo6.67%10.00%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (983 people, 28.05%)
  2. Depression (205 people, 5.85%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (161 people, 4.59%)
  4. Osteoporosis (155 people, 4.42%)
  5. Pain (133 people, 3.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (874 people, 24.94%)
  2. Lisinopril (728 people, 20.77%)
  3. Atenolol (467 people, 13.32%)
  4. Lipitor (429 people, 12.24%)
  5. Simvastatin (358 people, 10.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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