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Review: could Meclizine cause Hair loss?

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 5,826 users) has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 228,629 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Sep, 11, 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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  • Since I started taking Levothyroxine my very thick hair shafts have become VERY THIN AND DRY.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • i am still taking pradaxa. i didnt experience any real hair loss until just recently. i have been taking pradaxa since May.i have two visably balding spots in the front and my usually thick hair is starting to feel thinner.

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