Review: could Meclizine cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Meclizine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple sclerosis.
We study 5,368 people who have side effects while taking Meclizine from FDA and social media. Among them, 52 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Meclizine has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness. (latest outcomes from 5,839 Meclizine users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 42,762 Hair loss patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 5,365 people reported to have side effects when taking Meclizine. Among them, 52 people (0.97%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Meclizine when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Meclizine * :
|Hair loss||86.79%||13.21% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Meclizine * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.00%||12.50%||17.50%||12.50%||47.50% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Meclizine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (5 people, 9.62%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 7.69%)
- Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 7.69%)
- Headache (3 people, 5.77%)
- Breast cancer female (3 people, 5.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (11 people, 21.15%)
- Lipitor (11 people, 21.15%)
- Lisinopril (9 people, 17.31%)
- Diazepam (9 people, 17.31%)
- Atenolol (9 people, 17.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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Recent Meclizine related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Diazepam, Meclizine for a 63-year old woman who has Dizziness
- Comparions of Meclizine, Losartan Potassium for a 51-year old man who has Hypertension
- Comparions of Bupropion Hydrochloride, Meclizine for a 36-year old woman who has Compare
- Comparions of Meclizine, Clonidine, Amoxicillin, Flomax, Alprazolam for a 72-year old man who has Diverticulitis
- Comparions of Magnesium Chloride, Meclizine Hydrochloride, , Tricor, Adderall 30 for a 66-year old woman who has ADHD
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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