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Hydrochlorothiazide Side Effects with Stopping
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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.
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BillH99 responded:
I have not seen anything in the prescribing literature that mentions any precautions when discontinuing it.
 
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Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi lashawnie,

You can check drug information including user reviews here:

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

Haylen


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