Review: could Meclizine cause Migraine?
Summary: Migraine could be caused by Meclizine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Nexium, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.
We study 5,353 people who have side effects while taking Meclizine from FDA and social media. Among them, 75 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.
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Meclizine (latest outcomes from 5,820 users) has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness.
Migraine (headache) (latest reports from 169,907 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 5,310 people reported to have side effects when taking Meclizine. Among them, 92 people (1.73%) have Migraine. They amount to 0.05% of all the 170,792 people who have Migraine on eHealthMe.
Time on Meclizine when people have Migraine * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Meclizine * :
Age of people who have Migraine when taking Meclizine * :
Severity of Migraine when taking Meclizine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Migraine ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (12 people, 13.04%)
- Pain (12 people, 13.04%)
- Depression (12 people, 13.04%)
- Multiple sclerosis (9 people, 9.78%)
- Arthritis (9 people, 9.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (21 people, 22.83%)
- Prilosec (20 people, 21.74%)
- Lisinopril (20 people, 21.74%)
- Ambien (18 people, 19.57%)
- Aspirin (17 people, 18.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Meclizine (meclizine hydrochloride) is often used for dizziness. Find out below the conditions Meclizine is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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sometimes i wonder if all these just counter act eachother.. if my other health problems are induced due to all the meds.
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