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Review: could Meclizine cause Migraine?

Summary: Migraine is found among people who take Meclizine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Nexium, and have Pain.

We study 5,364 people who have side effects while taking Meclizine from FDA and social media. Among them, 76 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.

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Meclizine

Meclizine has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness. (latest outcomes from 5,833 Meclizine users)

Migraine

Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 51,619 Migraine patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 5,364 people reported to have side effects when taking Meclizine. Among them, 94 people (1.75%) have Migraine.

Trend of Migraine in Meclizine reports

Time on Meclizine when people have Migraine * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Migraine25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%25.00%

Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Meclizine * :

FemaleMale
Migraine96.88%3.12%

Age of people who have Migraine when taking Meclizine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Migraine0.00%0.00%0.00%1.39%12.50%12.50%51.39%22.22%

Severity of Migraine when taking Meclizine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Migraine20.00%40.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Migraine ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Migraine0.00%66.67%33.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (12 people, 12.77%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (12 people, 12.77%)
  3. Depression (12 people, 12.77%)
  4. Hypertension (9 people, 9.57%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (9 people, 9.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (21 people, 22.34%)
  2. Lisinopril (20 people, 21.28%)
  3. Prilosec (20 people, 21.28%)
  4. Ambien (18 people, 19.15%)
  5. Aspirin (17 people, 18.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have had the history of seizures, kidney stones, high blood pressure and migraine headaches. i am soon going back to school and need something to help with memory . what is best to help in this way
    Not sure what I am suppose to write here. My mind is never clear and it feels as if there is swelling that keeps me from wanting to learn or work. Taking IBprofen helps take some of the swelling away but not all.
  • Why when i have a migraine i feel the need to eat more and more? (2 answers)
    Can someone please help me why when I get a migraine I have the need for excessive eating? I get the feeling that if I eat more I will feel better. I am now 43 years old woman and my migraines the last three years get worse and worse. Both more intense and more often ( like twice or even three times a week). I am on Effexor that is treating depression 75mg per day. Can someone advise me what can I do? I feel so much helpless and frustrated as my quality of life has deterioted so much.
  • Can meclizine cause insomnia once and sleepiness the next time
    I took Meclizine one night (as advised by pharmacist; she said it causes drowsiness), after experiencing my first attack of vertigo. It kept me awake almost all night. A couple weeks later, as I was getting ready for a special school event for my daughter, I thought another vertigo attack was coming on. Since the Meclizine didn't make me sleepy the first time but instead had the opposite effect, I thought it would be ok to take it (this was an evening event with a meal). After eating, I began to get very sleepy and my face almost fell in my plate.
  • Alprazolam & amoxicillin
    Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for
    about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.
  • Why would doctor prescribe meclizine when otc med available? stronger?
    Gastric bypass. After years found should not be prescribed extended release medications-- they do not work because stomach (duodenum) releases enzymes and acids to release XR. Suffer from GAD, MAD, PTSD, ADHD, Insomnia. I've driven away my best friend-- I'm tired of life-- alone.

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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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