Hydrochlorothiazide

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Hydrochlorothiazide, abbreviated HCTZ, HCT, or HZT, is a first-line diuretic drug of the thiazide class that acts by...
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Does Hydrochlorothiazide cause Itching ?

#26 in Hydrochlorothiazide discussions - 134 posts discuss Itching with Hydrochlorothiazide. Itching is #26 concern in Hydrochlorothiazide discussions.
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I have been taking HCTZ for several years and itch a lot! Mostly my forehead and head area. I've gone to several dermatologists and tried all kinds of medicine. Nothing works!!! I am going to ask my MD to change the Meds. I am only on a 12.5mg daily.

made my mom itch to the point she thought she had to be...
" ...itch to the point she thought she had to be given ativan to get through the anxiety the itching caused... "

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working, just started it 1 week ago, no unusual side effects...
" ...amlodipine and a 25mg HCTZ for high bp. Seems to be working, just started it 1 week ago, no unusual side effects so far. I read ...of you taking HCTZ have itchy skin, my doct... "

pain hctz - itch and pain. I have ongoing spasms and some...
" ...I stopped taking Crestor two years ago, when I switched doctors. I had terrible muscle spasms and \"blank spots\" ...I gave. crestor - pain hctz - itch and pain. I have ongoing spasms and some... "

I've had a drug reaction to hydrochlorot. My body has...
" ...To Leave Your System I've had a drug reaction to hydrochlorot. My body has broken out in hives and I'm extremely itchy despite the use of a medicated cream and... "

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over. I also felt faint at times and I had visual changes...
" ...12.5 of HCTZ and within 5 days I had an adverse reaction. I got sweaty, flushed and itched all over. I also felt faint at times and I had visual changes. It brought... "

trouble getting a full clear breath and have been itching...
" ...started on Lisinop/HCTZ and have only taken two pills and today which was after taking my second pill I was having trouble getting a full clear breath and have been itching so I have... "

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One of these drugs is making my neck and ears itch like...
" ...I am taking HCTZ. One of these drugs is making my neck and ears itch like crazy. Ha... "

for one year or more and also have red itchey spots...
" ...itchey spots on me, belly,hand,legs,armsin spots.. i recomend to anybody that even goes outside in sunlight STOP TAKING MEDICATION and find something else I myself will never recomend or take this ... "

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THAT'S WHEN THE PROBLEMS BEGAN. I GET HOT THEN REALLY ITCHY...
" ...DRUG UNTIL RECENTLY. I WAS ON LISINOPRIL 20/25 WITH HCTZ, WORKED GREAT. NOW I'VE BEEN SWITCH TO 20/12.5. THAT'S WHEN THE PROBLEMS BEGAN. I GET HOT THEN REALLY ITCHY, WHEN I SCRATCH OR RUB... "

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