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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 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lipitor, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 5,360 people who have side effects while taking Meclizine from FDA and social media. Among them, 51 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Meclizine

Meclizine (latest outcomes from 5,831 users) has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 229,504 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 5,360 people reported to have side effects when taking Meclizine. Among them, 51 people (0.95%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Meclizine reports

Time on Meclizine when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss86.54%13.46%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%10.26%12.82%17.95%12.82%46.15%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Meclizine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (5 people, 9.80%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 7.84%)
  3. Menopausal symptoms (3 people, 5.88%)
  4. Muscle spasms (3 people, 5.88%)
  5. Breast cancer female (3 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (11 people, 21.57%)
  2. Aspirin (11 people, 21.57%)
  3. Lisinopril (9 people, 17.65%)
  4. Diazepam (9 people, 17.65%)
  5. Atenolol (9 people, 17.65%)

* 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.

  • If you stop taking oxcarbazepine will your hair grow back?
    (Asked by a 47 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Oxcarbazepine)
    has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot it just seems like the last month and a half maybe that I've noticed that my hair has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot where its really thin and you can see the scalp and he increased my dosage by 600 mi ...

  • 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.

  • What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now i've stopped using it, but i lost hair in frontal region and i want to regrow it.
    (Asked by a 21 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Fluticasone Propionate)
    What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking Fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now I've stopped using it, but I lost hair in frontal region and I want to regrow it.

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