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Review: could Meclizine cause Blood in stool?





Summary: Blood in stool is found among people who take Meclizine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Valium, and have Constipation.

We study 5,362 people who have side effects while taking Meclizine from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Blood in stool. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood in stool and more.

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Meclizine

Meclizine has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness. (latest outcomes from Meclizine 5,832 users)

Blood in stool

Blood in stool has been reported by people with irritable bowel syndrome, ill-defined disorder, depression, weight loss, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Blood in stool 3,126 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 5,362 people reported to have side effects when taking Meclizine. Among them, 11 people (0.21%) have Blood In Stool.

Trend of Blood in stool in Meclizine reports

Time on Meclizine when people have Blood in stool * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Blood in stool when taking Meclizine * :

FemaleMale
Blood in stool60.00%40.00%

Age of people who have Blood in stool when taking Meclizine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood in stool0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%22.22%0.00%77.78%

Severity of Blood in stool when taking Meclizine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Blood in stool ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Constipation (2 people, 18.18%)
  2. Asthma (1 people, 9.09%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (1 people, 9.09%)
  4. Hypertension (1 people, 9.09%)
  5. Irritable bowel syndrome (1 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Valium (4 people, 36.36%)
  2. Coumadin (3 people, 27.27%)
  3. Zelnorm (2 people, 18.18%)
  4. Furosemide (2 people, 18.18%)
  5. Potassium chloride (2 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can meclizine cause insomnia once and sleepiness the next time
    (Asked by a 58 year old woman who has Somnolence, Insomnia, and takes Meclizine)
    I took Meclizine one night (as advised by pharmacist; she said it causes drowsiness), after experiencing my first attack of vertigo. It kept me awake almost all night. A couple weeks later, as I was getting ready for a special school event for my daughter, I thought another vertigo attack was coming ...
  • Alprazolam & amoxicillin
    (Asked by a 72 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, High Blood Pressure, Diverticulitis, and takes Meclizine, Clonidine, Norvasc, Flomax, Avodart)
    Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.
  • Why would doctor prescribe meclizine when otc med available? stronger?
    (Asked by a 49 year old man who has Depression, and takes Klonopin, Symbyax, Temazepam, Meclizine)
    Gastric bypass. After years found should not be prescribed extended release medications-- they do not work because stomach (duodenum) releases enzymes and acids to release XR. Suffer from GAD, MAD, PTSD, ADHD, Insomnia. I've driven away my best friend-- I'm tired of life-- alone.
  • Can chronic mastoiditis cause hallucinations?
    (Asked by a 33 year old man who has Mastoiditis, Anxiety, and takes Ativan, Meclizine)
    My husband went to see the doc yesterday for ear pain and the doc put him on 2 diff meds and now he has hallucinations
  • How to treat vertigo?
    (Asked by a 46 year old man who has Benign Positional Vertigo, and takes Valium, Antivert)

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