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Does taking Norvasc and HCTZ together cause body itching?

can norvasc cause generalized itching if taken with HCTZ. Iam one year post left knee replacement. Occassionally takes tylenol 650mg twice a week for pain. For the past 6 months I have developed generalized itching. It is driving me crazy. Please help.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018
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Hello,

There are no interactions between HCTZ and Norvasc though persons react differently to medication.

Other causes of generalized itching would be liver disease, kidney disease, thyroid disease, infection, allergic reaction. You would need to be assessed to one of these conditions.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Michelle Gibson James
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