Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer following Hydrochlorothiazide Use: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis

Basic Details
Date Posted
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Medical Product
hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)
Health Outcome(s)
non-melanoma skin cancer

In this report we examined the association between exposure to hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)-containing products and incidence of non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) in the Sentinel Distributed Database (SDD). We distributed this request to 17 Sentinel Data Partners. The study period included data from January 1, 2000 to August 31, 2018.

The analytic packages associated with this analysis can be found externally in Sentinel's Git Repository located here. The Git Repository serves as Sentinel's version control tracking system for analytic packages and technical documentation.