Side Effects of Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide Side Effects to Report

Some side effects with hydrochlorothiazide are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Eye pain or changes in vision
  • Unexplained swelling of the head or neck (including the face, lips, tongue, or throat)
  • Unexplained skin rash
  • Itching
  • Unexplained blisters or peeling of the skin
  • Wheezing
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting spells
  • Yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes (jaundice)
  • Decrease in the amount of urine produced
  • Dry mouth
  • Increased thirst
  • Weakness
  • Tiredness
  • Restlessness
  • Seizures
  • Confusion
  • Muscle pain or cramps
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Weak or irregular heartbeat.
     

Side Effects of Hydrochlorothiazide: Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the hydrochlorothiazide side effects explained in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have side effects from a medicine that you have never tried. Therefore, be sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects during treatment or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect of hydrochlorothiazide, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
 
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