Review: could Meclizine cause Ibs?


Ibs is found among people who take Meclizine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Lipitor, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 6,895 people who have side effects while taking Meclizine from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 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 9,160 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 22,604 Ibs patients).

On Sep, 30, 2016

6,895 people reported to have side effects when taking Meclizine.
Among them, 29 people (0.42%) have Ibs

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meclizine cause Ibs?

Gender of people who have Ibs when taking Meclizine *:

  • female: 89.66 %
  • male: 10.34 %

Age of people who have Ibs when taking Meclizine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.26 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 10.53 %
  • 40-49: 10.53 %
  • 50-59: 10.53 %
  • 60+: 63.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (4 people, 13.79%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (4 people, 13.79%)
  • Sleep Disorder (3 people, 10.34%)
  • Nausea (3 people, 10.34%)
  • Vertigo (2 people, 6.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (12 people, 41.38%)
  • Synthroid (9 people, 31.03%)
  • Premarin (8 people, 27.59%)
  • Bentyl (8 people, 27.59%)
  • Aspirin (8 people, 27.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (14 people, 48.28%)
  • Vertigo (13 people, 44.83%)
  • Hypertension (12 people, 41.38%)
  • Nausea (11 people, 37.93%)
  • Constipation (11 people, 37.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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