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Review: could Meclizine cause Ibs?

Summary: Ibs could be caused by Meclizine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Lipitor, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 5,310 people who have side effects while taking Meclizine from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Ibs. Find out below who they are, when they have Ibs and more.

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On Apr, 12, 2014: 5,310 people reported to have side effects when taking Meclizine. Among them, 22 people (0.41%) have Ibs. They amount to 0.03% of all the 70,298 people who have Ibs on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ibs in Meclizine reports

Time on Meclizine when people have Ibs * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Ibs when taking Meclizine * :

FemaleMale
Ibs85.00%15.00%

Age of people who have Ibs when taking Meclizine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ibs0.00%0.00%8.33%0.00%8.33%8.33%0.00%75.00%

Severity of Ibs when taking Meclizine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ibs ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (4 people, 18.18%)
  2. Impaired gastric emptying (2 people, 9.09%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 9.09%)
  4. Nausea (2 people, 9.09%)
  5. Hypertension (2 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (12 people, 54.55%)
  2. Aspirin (9 people, 40.91%)
  3. Zoloft (7 people, 31.82%)
  4. Phenazopyridine hcl tab (7 people, 31.82%)
  5. Premarin (7 people, 31.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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