Could Meclizine cause Ibs - from FDA reports


Summary

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

Meclizine has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness. (latest outcomes from Meclizine 9,162 users)

Ibs

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 22,624 Ibs patients).

On Dec, 04, 2016

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:

Could Meclizine cause Ibs?

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 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%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Meclizine, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Osteoporosis (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 12.50%)
  • Sleep Disorder (3 people, 9.38%)
  • Migraine (3 people, 9.38%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Dizziness (19 people, 59.38%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 43.75%)
  • Pain (13 people, 40.62%)
  • Nausea (12 people, 37.50%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (12 people, 37.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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