Could Meclizine cause Ibs - from FDA reports
Ibs is found among people who take Meclizine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lipitor, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 8,503 people who have side effects while taking Meclizine from FDA. Among them, 32 have Ibs. Find out below who they are, when they have Ibs and more.
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Meclizine has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness. (latest outcomes from Meclizine 9,165 users)
Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating) has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 22,667 Ibs patients).
On Jan, 07, 2017
8,503 people reported to have side effects when taking Meclizine.
Among them, 32 people (0.38%) have Ibs
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Meclizine when people have Ibs *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Ibs when taking Meclizine *:
- female: 87.1 %
- male: 12.9 %
Age of people who have Ibs when taking Meclizine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 5 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 10 %
- 40-49: 10 %
- 50-59: 15 %
- 60+: 60 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 15.62%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (5 people, 15.62%)
- Nausea (4 people, 12.50%)
- Dizziness (4 people, 12.50%)
- Migraine (3 people, 9.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lipitor (13 people, 40.62%)
- Synthroid (10 people, 31.25%)
- Premarin (9 people, 28.12%)
- Nexium (9 people, 28.12%)
- Aspirin (9 people, 28.12%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (19 people, 59.38%)
- High Blood Pressure (14 people, 43.75%)
- Pain (13 people, 40.62%)
- Nausea (12 people, 37.50%)
- Constipation (12 people, 37.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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