Review: could Hydroxyzine cause Kidney Failure?


Kidney failure is found among people who take Hydroxyzine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Pain . We study 7,470 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxyzine from FDA and social media. Among them, 135 have Kidney failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney failure and more.

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Hydroxyzine has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in itching. (latest outcomes from Hydroxyzine 9,090 users)

Kidney Failure

Kidney failure (loss of kidney function) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, renal failure acute, acute kidney failure, diarrhea (latest reports from 62,612 Kidney failure patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

7,470 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyzine.
Among them, 135 people (1.81%) have Kidney Failure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydroxyzine cause Kidney failure?

Time on Hydroxyzine when people have Kidney Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Kidney Failure when taking Hydroxyzine *:

  • female: 50.37 %
  • male: 49.63 %

Age of people who have Kidney Failure when taking Hydroxyzine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.86 %
  • 10-19: 1.72 %
  • 20-29: 6.03 %
  • 30-39: 0.86 %
  • 40-49: 7.76 %
  • 50-59: 13.79 %
  • 60+: 68.97 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (27 people)
  • Hypertension (19 people)
  • Emphysema (16 people)
  • Depression (15 people)
  • Pain Management (14 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (46 people)
  • Acetaminophen (37 people)
  • Lisinopril (34 people)
  • Ondansetron (30 people)
  • Aspirin (30 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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