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Review: could Meclizine cause Ibs (Irritable bowel syndrome)?

Summary: Ibs is found among people who take Meclizine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Lipitor, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 5,364 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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Meclizine

Meclizine has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness. (latest outcomes from 5,834 Meclizine users)

Ibs

Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating) has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, depression, osteopenia, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 15,620 Ibs patients)

On Feb, 3, 2015: 5,364 people reported to have side effects when taking Meclizine. Among them, 22 people (0.41%) have Ibs.

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. Diovan (7 people, 31.82%)
  4. Zoloft (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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  • doc moc on Apr, 25, 2013:

    BREAK down FOOL!

    Reply

    Rhs on Oct, 13, 2012:

    Get your medical records
    and consult w/your doctor

    Reply

    trust1983 on Dec, 3, 2012:

    Is it true in the states that a psych doc can up and just leave and refuse to treat you because you tried to kill yourself, especially if you didn't have a contact for life with you r doc?

    Reply

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