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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, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Nexium, and have Pain.

We study 5,360 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

Meclizine (latest outcomes from 5,831 users) has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness.

Trend of meclizine reports

Migraine

Migraine (headache) (latest reports from 173,300 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain.

Trend of Migraine reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 5,360 people reported to have side effects when taking Meclizine. Among them, 93 people (1.74%) 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
Migraine96.84%3.16%

Age of people who have Migraine when taking Meclizine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Migraine0.00%0.00%0.00%1.41%11.27%12.68%52.11%22.54%

Severity of Migraine when taking Meclizine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Migraine25.00%25.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Migraine ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Migraine0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (12 people, 12.90%)
  2. Depression (12 people, 12.90%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (12 people, 12.90%)
  4. Arthritis (9 people, 9.68%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (9 people, 9.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (21 people, 22.58%)
  2. Lisinopril (20 people, 21.51%)
  3. Prilosec (20 people, 21.51%)
  4. Ambien (18 people, 19.35%)
  5. Aspirin (17 people, 18.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 58 year old woman who has Somnolence, Insomnia, and takes Meclizine)
    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 ...

  • Alprazolam & amoxicillin
    (Asked by a 72 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, High Blood Pressure, Diverticulitis, and takes Meclizine, Clonidine, Norvasc, Flomax, Avodart)
    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?
    (Asked by a 49 year old man who has Depression, and takes Klonopin, Symbyax, Temazepam, Meclizine)
    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.

  • Is it my thyroid or am i mentally ill? diagnosed w/ hashimoto's thyroiditis but untreated - chronic pain unmanaged also
    (Asked by a 54 year old woman who has Spondylosis, Autoimmune Disorder, Asthma Late Onset, Migraine, Degenerative Joint Disease, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Facet Joint Syndrome, Sacroiliitis, Diverticulosis, PTSD, IBS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Pelvic Congestion, Fibromyalgia, Interstitial Cystitis (IC), Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, and takes Albuterol Sulfate, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Maxalt, Oxycodone And Acetaminophen, Oxycontin, Alvesco, Levothyroxine Thyroid)
    I moved to OR from HI and brought all my records, signed releases, and had many diagnoses, all but the thyroid, was being treated and long-term. I also took Oxycontin & Oxycodone for severe chronic pain from bilateral SI joint fusion (right screw protrudes & leg also becomes numb and weak with acti ...

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    (Asked by a 50 year old man who has Migraines, and takes Multivitamin, Aspirin, Ranitidine, Glucosamine)
    I experience migraines 6-7 times a month and have found butalbital/aspirin/caffeine to be very effective in managing pain. Does anyone know if this rate of usage can cause dependency? I have been taking butalbital since 2007. My migraines are very unpredictable--occasionally I will go 2-3 weeks with ...

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