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 Weight Gain ?

#7 in Hydrochlorothiazide discussions - 504 posts discuss Weight Gain with Hydrochlorothiazide. Weight Gain is #7 concern in Hydrochlorothiazide discussions.
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GAINED 6 POUNDS SINCE I'VE BEEN TAKING HCTZ. IS IT POSSIBLE...
" ...HAVE BEEN TAKING HCTZ FOR 4 YEARS. I HAVE GAINED 6 POUNDS SINCE I'VE BEEN TAKING HCTZ. IS IT POSSIBLE... "

of the HCTZ...I have gained 4 pounds...not happy!!! I know...
" ...been having my dr took me off of the HCTZ...I have gained 4 pounds...not happy!!! I know it is just water, but I... "

discusions here it seems like the hctz can cause weight gain...
" ...I gained a lot of weight on ...with hctz & she gained weight but there are a lot of other problems in her case from some of the discusions here it seems like the hctz can cause weight gain in... "

hydrochlorothiazide and had a 15 pound weight gain. My...
" ...have been on Zyrtek, occasionally Zertek D, and hydrochlorothiazide and had a 15 pound weight gain. My blood sugar was suddenly high. I have stopped both and the rebound effect of swelling from... "

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took me to gain weight when I went off HCTZ...... I know I...
" ...long it took me to gain weight when I went off HCTZ...... I know I gained 6 lbs, and then my body remembered ...so it is possible your swelling and weight gain is due to that. I... "

can attest to the fact that it does indeed cause weight gain...
" ...been on HCTZ and can attest to the fact that it does indeed cause weight gain. In fact,... "

overnight.. but still ending up gaining a solid 20 pounds...
" ...i got on hctz i dropped 8 pounds overnight.. but still ending up gaining a solid 20 pounds after... "

twice in that time - it also makes me gain a lot of weight...
" ...meds, and I have been on HCTZ twice in that time - it also makes me gain a lot of weight, never had a cholester... "

made me foggy & dizzy besides making me gain a lot of weight...
" ...hctz made me foggy & dizzy besides making me gain a lot of weight, so maybe it was the hctz & not the benicar ...if you can get benicar with a ...years ago with hctz & w... "

taking it, I have actually gained weight...
" I have been put on 25mg of Hydrochlorot...since taking it, I have actually gained weight!! I am not eating more, if fact I have been eating less and have increased my exercise.... "

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