Meclizine side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Meclizine side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Meclizine. The review is based on 9,858 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Meclizine

Meclizine has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness. (latest outcomes from Meclizine 10,093 users)

On Jul, 22, 2017

9,858 people who take Meclizine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Meclizine side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • anal cancer
  • vision blurred
  • syncope
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • hallucination, visual
  • muscle spasms
  • weight fluctuation
  • atrial fibrillation
  • dehydration
1 - 6 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • pulmonary artery stenosis congenital
  • renal haemorrhage
  • visual impairment
  • vomiting projectile
  • amnesia
  • arthralgia
  • cataplexy
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • injury
6 - 12 months:
  • undifferentiated connective tissue disease
  • dehydration
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • malnutrition
  • seizure
  • sputum abnormal
  • suicidal ideation
  • tremor
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
1 - 2 years:
  • skin discolouration
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • vomiting
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • cleft palate
  • haematuria
  • hypotension
  • intestinal haemorrhage
  • nodule
2 - 5 years:
  • shock haemorrhagic
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • aggression
  • anxiety
  • constipation
  • diplopia
  • feeling abnormal
  • hypertension
  • loss of consciousness
  • musculoskeletal chest pain
5 - 10 years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pulmonary infarction
  • suicidal ideation
  • thrombophlebitis superficial
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • breast cancer female
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • injury
  • pregnancy
10+ years:
  • haemorrhoidal haemorrhage
  • breast cancer
  • drug ineffective
  • intestinal ischaemia
  • myocardial infarction
not specified:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • pain
  • death
  • tremor
  • urinary tract infection
  • headache
  • rash

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • pain
  • urinary tract infection
  • death
  • tremor
  • headache
  • rash
male:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • death
  • tremor
  • completed suicide
  • fall
  • pneumonia
  • syncope

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • restless legs syndrome
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • vascular anomaly
  • weight decreased
2-9:
  • muscle twitching
  • pharyngitis streptococcal
  • disease recurrence
  • gait disturbance
  • sepsis
  • tremor
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • urinary incontinence
  • victim of child abuse
  • vitreous haemorrhage
10-19:
  • crohn's disease
  • pain
  • somnolence
  • cholelithiasis
  • vomiting
  • bone cyst
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • death
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dysphonia
20-29:
  • completed suicide
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal pain upper
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • epilepsy
  • injury
  • cerebral infarction
30-39:
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • injury
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • asthenia
  • completed suicide
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • weight decreased
  • urinary tract infection
40-49:
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • pain
  • weight decreased
  • pulmonary embolism
  • suicidal ideation
  • vision blurred
  • tremor
  • urinary tract infection
  • white blood cell count decreased
50-59:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • urinary tract infection
  • headache
  • rash
  • pain in extremity
  • urticaria
60+:
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • death
  • tremor
  • urinary tract infection
  • pneumonia
  • pain in extremity
  • syncope

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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