Review: Meclizine side effects
In this review, we analyze Meclizine side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Meclizine. The review is based on 5,362 people who have side effects while taking Meclizine from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What is Meclizine
Meclizine (latest outcomes from 5,832 users) has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness.
Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (meclizine hydrochloride): Antivert, Meclizine Hydrochloride.
On Nov, 27, 2014: 5,362 people who reported to have side effects when taking Meclizine are studied
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From this study (1 month ago):
Took both last night and woke up in the middle of night with severe cramps, throwing up, and severe diahrea, never saw so much.
From this study (5 months ago):
Noticed I started having dreams that were happening more often, and much wilder and more vivid than normal when I started taking the meclizine.
From this study (8 months ago):
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- Can meclizine cause insomnia once and sleepiness the next time
(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.
- Can chronic mastoiditis cause hallucinations?
(Asked by a 33 year old man who has Mastoiditis, Anxiety, and takes Ativan, Meclizine)
My husband went to see the doc yesterday for ear pain and the doc put him on 2 diff meds and now he has hallucinations
- How to treat vertigo?
(Asked by a 46 year old man who has Benign Positional Vertigo, and takes Valium, Antivert)
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