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Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

We study 59,982 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,561 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide (latest outcomes from 61,929 users) has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 528,152 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 59,982 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 1,561 people (2.60%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Hydrochlorothiazide reports

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain11.54%15.38%21.15%17.31%9.62%19.23%5.77%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain72.25%27.75%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.29%0.07%0.29%1.32%6.44%21.89%25.62%44.07%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Hydrochlorothiazide ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain3.12%50.00%40.62%6.25%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain9.09%9.09%81.82%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (342 people, 21.91%)
  2. Depression (185 people, 11.85%)
  3. Pain (118 people, 7.56%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (93 people, 5.96%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (89 people, 5.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (287 people, 18.39%)
  2. Atenolol (223 people, 14.29%)
  3. Lipitor (196 people, 12.56%)
  4. Lisinopril (188 people, 12.04%)
  5. Prednisone (143 people, 9.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Jemini on Feb, 11, 2013:

    I'm a female, age 53. My doctor prescribed HCTZ 25/ Triamterene 37.5 MG for my High Blood Pressure. After taking it for about 3 days, on the 4th day I developed really bad muscle spasms in my mid back area. I did loose water weight really good but could not deal with the spasms. I informed my Dr and was taken off the medication. I explained to my Dr the pain & the Dr told me if it was spasms it was a rare side effect. I did read up on the medication once I started developing the pain in back and read that HCTZ could cause muscle spasms. After about 3 - 4 days after not taking HCTZ the pain went away. If it wasn't for the pain I would have continued it because I lost about 9 pds & my BP went down.

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