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Hydrochlorothiazide, abbreviated HCTZ, HCT, or HZT, is a first-line diuretic drug of the thiazide class that acts by...Read on Wikipedia
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Does Hydrochlorothiazide cause Weight Gain ?
#6 in Hydrochlorothiazide discussions - 542 posts discuss Weight Gain with Hydrochlorothiazide. Weight Gain is #6 concern in Hydrochlorothiazide discussions.
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AINED 6 POUNDS SINCE I'VE BEEN TAKING HCTZ. IS IT POSSIBLE T...
" ...I HAVE BEEN TAKING HCTZ FOR 4 YEARS. I HAVE GAINED 6 POUNDS SINCE I'VE BEEN TAKING HCTZ. IS IT POSSIBLE... "
bout 2 years, I have had TREMENDOUS weight gain, so tired...
" hydrochlorothiazide causing weight gain Same exact thing with me! I have been on it for about 2 years, I have had TREMENDOUS weight gain, so tired I... "
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... "
person who gained weight on Hydrochlorothiazide. My dr has...
" ...was the Only person who gained weight on Hydrochlorothiazide. My dr has me taking ...25 mg & I take Benazepril hcl 40mg & I've gained ALOT of weight (at least 40 pounds) on... "
ions here it seems like the hctz can cause weight gain in a...
" ...combined with a diuretic? I gained a lot of weight on benicar with hctz, a ...is on diovan with hctz & she gained weight but there are a lot of other problems in her case from some of the... "
hydrochlorothiazide and had a 15 pound weight gain. My...
" I 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... "
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...
" I have been on HCTZ and can attest to the fact that it does indeed cause weight gain. In... "
rnight.. but still ending up gaining a solid 20 pounds af...
" ...when i got on hctz i dropped 8 pounds overnight.. but still ending up gaining a solid 20 pounds... "
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 cholesterol... "
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