Meclizine and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Meclizine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lipitor, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Meclizine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,407 people who have side effects when taking Meclizine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 02, 2017

9,407 people reported to have side effects when taking Meclizine.
Among them, 124 people (1.32%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meclizine cause Hair loss?

Time on Meclizine when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Meclizine *:

  • female: 92.62 %
  • male: 7.38 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Meclizine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.85 %
  • 30-39: 12.62 %
  • 40-49: 15.53 %
  • 50-59: 13.59 %
  • 60+: 53.4 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (27 people, 21.77%)
  • Dizziness (10 people, 8.06%)
  • Diabetes (10 people, 8.06%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 6.45%)
  • Pain (7 people, 5.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (25 people, 20.16%)
  • Metformin (19 people, 15.32%)
  • Synthroid (17 people, 13.71%)
  • Zofran (16 people, 12.90%)
  • Vitamin D (16 people, 12.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (32 people, 25.81%)
  • Nausea (31 people, 25.00%)
  • Diarrhea (29 people, 23.39%)
  • Dizziness (27 people, 21.77%)
  • Weakness (25 people, 20.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Meclizine

Meclizine has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness. (latest outcomes from Meclizine 10,082 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 87,962 Hair loss patients).

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