Skip to content
Hydrochlorothiazide Side Effects with Stopping
lashawnie posted:
Hello, I would like to know if there are any side effects with stopping HCTZ 25mg. I have stopped taking it 2 wks ago and been experiencing hair breakage/hair loss. Thank you.
BillH99 responded:
I have not seen anything in the prescribing literature that mentions any precautions when discontinuing it.
Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi lashawnie,

You can check drug information including user reviews here:

Drugs & Medication A - Z

You might find some with similar experiences. And remember to always check in with your doctor before discontinuing any medication!


Helpful Tips

Blood pressure
I would like to know what couph medicine I can take with out my blood pressure going up. My dr gave me a inhaler, but sometimes it's not ... More
Was this Helpful?
6 of 11 found this helpful

Helpful Resources

Be the first to post a Resource!

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information, visit the Duke Health General and Consultative Heart Care Center