Hydrochlorothiazide and Steatorrhea - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Steatorrhea is found among people who take Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Hydrochlorothiazide and have Steatorrhea. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 156,575 people who have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Feb, 07, 2023

156,575 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide.
Among them, 32 people (0.02%) have Steatorrhea.

What is Hydrochlorothiazide?

Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 160,940 Hydrochlorothiazide users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Steatorrhea?

Steatorrhea is found to be associated with 661 drugs and 269 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Hydrochlorothiazide and Steatorrhea reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Steatorrhea?

Gender of people who have Steatorrhea when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • female: 78.12 %
  • male: 21.88 %

Age of people who have Steatorrhea when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.7 %
  • 30-39: 7.41 %
  • 40-49: 22.22 %
  • 50-59: 55.56 %
  • 60+: 11.11 %

Common drugs people take besides Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  1. Xenical: 24 people, 75.00%
  2. Glucophage: 9 people, 28.12%
  3. Prilosec: 5 people, 15.62%
  4. Norvasc: 4 people, 12.50%
  5. Lipitor: 4 people, 12.50%
  6. Glyburide: 3 people, 9.38%
  7. Lisinopril: 3 people, 9.38%
  8. Prevacid: 3 people, 9.38%
  9. Actos: 3 people, 9.38%
  10. Dyazide: 3 people, 9.38%

Common side effects people have besides Steatorrhea *:

  1. Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus): 13 people, 40.62%
  2. Weight Increased: 8 people, 25.00%
  3. Diarrhea: 7 people, 21.88%
  4. Loose Stools: 6 people, 18.75%
  5. Constipation: 5 people, 15.62%
  6. Back Pain: 5 people, 15.62%
  7. Defaecation Urgency (a sudden compelling urge to defecate): 3 people, 9.38%
  8. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water): 3 people, 9.38%
  9. Swallowing Difficulty: 3 people, 9.38%
  10. Faecal Incontinence (a lack of control over passing stool): 3 people, 9.38%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Weight Loss: 1 person, 3.12%
  2. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 1 person, 3.12%
  3. Back Pain: 1 person, 3.12%
  4. Belching (release of gas from the digestive tract): 1 person, 3.12%
  5. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 1 person, 3.12%
  6. Cardiac Disorder: 1 person, 3.12%
  7. Diabetes: 1 person, 3.12%
  8. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 1 person, 3.12%
  9. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 1 person, 3.12%
  10. High Blood Cholesterol: 1 person, 3.12%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Hydrochlorothiazide and have Steatorrhea?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on hydrochlorothiazide (the active ingredients of Hydrochlorothiazide) and Hydrochlorothiazide (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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