Hydrochlorothiazide and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain 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 Atenolol, and have High blood pressure . We study 85,245 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA. Among them, 2,118 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain 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 88,940 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,298 Weight gain patients).

On Feb, 08, 2017

85,245 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide.
Among them, 2,118 people (2.48%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Weight gain?

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 26.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.35 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.04 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.35 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 26.09 %
  • 10+ years: 4.35 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • female: 73.77 %
  • male: 26.23 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • 0-1: 0.3 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.47 %
  • 20-29: 1.19 %
  • 30-39: 5.7 %
  • 40-49: 19.64 %
  • 50-59: 25.64 %
  • 60+: 46.94 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (479 people, 22.62%)
  • Depression (211 people, 9.96%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (197 people, 9.30%)
  • Pain (159 people, 7.51%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (137 people, 6.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Atenolol (242 people, 11.43%)
  • Lipitor (231 people, 10.91%)
  • Aspirin (216 people, 10.20%)
  • Lisinopril (215 people, 10.15%)
  • Lyrica (178 people, 8.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (386 people, 18.22%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (333 people, 15.72%)
  • High Blood Pressure (321 people, 15.16%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (284 people, 13.41%)
  • Pain (275 people, 12.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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