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A study for a 56-year old man who takes Meloxicam, Methocarbamol

Summary: 14 male patients aged 56 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 56 year old male patient who has Pain. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,367 Meloxicam users)

Methocarbamol has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from 3,274 Methocarbamol users)

What are the conditions

Pain can be treated by Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen, Percocet, Tramadol Hydrochloride, Vicodin, Ibuprofen, Oxycontin. (latest reports from 292,180 Pain patients)

On Feb, 26, 2015: 14 males aged 51 (±5) who take Meloxicam, Methocarbamol are studied

Meloxicam, Methocarbamol outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 51

Gender: male

Conditions: Pain

Drugs taking:
- Meloxicam - 7.5MG (meloxicam): used for < 1 month
- Methocarbamol - 750MG (methocarbamol)

Comments from or about the patient: can methocarbamol be taken less than 24 hours after meloxicam
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
MethocarbamolThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Meloxicam is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Methocarbamol is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Psychotic Disordern/an/an/an/an/an/aBack Pain
Delusion (a false belief or opinion)Abdominal Pain
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Headache (pain in head)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Pain
Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Pyrexia (fever)
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Hepatic Enzyme Increased
Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
Depression
Chest Discomfort

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Can meloxicam cause hair loss? (1 answer)
    When shampooing hair I seem to be loosing a hand full that comes out in the shower. When I comb it out I get another hand full. I have thinning spots on my head, been taking Natures Bounty for around 5 months or so, I can tell its making my hair grow but don't seem to be growing back. Been taking Meloxicam for around 3 years, didn't notice hair loss before I started taking Meloxicam.
  • I too have hashimoto's and hydrocephalus
    I have been HYPOTHYROID since at least 18 years old, now 43, and last 2 years found out that I did test positive for Hashimotos and was told I have no thyroid left. When I was 26, I had visual disturbance and went to the ER. Was told by the neurologist that I had mild hydroencephaly, and may require a shunt. Due to lack of insurance, went years with no treatment or follow up. Now have numerous problems with Hashimotos/Hypothyroid and investigating the correlation between the Hydroencephaly and Hashimotos. Is this the only study of the two relations?
  • Can you take zantac after taking pantoprazole
    at first felt nausea but not throwing up then doctor prescribed ondansetron hcl and pantoprazole which one the ordansetron caused constipation, miralax fixed that but now on neither of meds stomach has constant pain. can I take zantac eight hours after the pantoprazole
  • How long does it take for pressure to return to normal if you quit taking norco?
    I stopped taking Norco as soon as I figured out that this might be the cause for my raised pressure. My doctor put me on drops and said I would have to stay on them for life. The drops burn and inflame my eye to the point of redness and pain. I went for a second opinion and tried another drop with the same result When I called both doctors back and told them about the Norco, neither think it is a problem. There is such a thing as too low pressure which can cause a detached retina. Since I had a detached retina in the other eye, I am worried about maybe lowering my pressure to low in my remaining good eye if I continue to take the drops. The P.A. said it is 'highly unlikely' my retina will detach. I would rather hear 'not possible' or quit the drops.
  • Is it safe to take demerol while taking tramadol hydrochloride and hydroxychloroquine (2 answers)
    I am experiencing acute, debilitating pain due to the Chikungunya virus, which has reintroduced all of the previous painful symptoms I have,ongoing and in the past, from Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, tendonitis and severe headaches. It's in its 38th day and I am basically crippled from neck to feet. Have to sleep propped up as arms throb with pain when horizontal. The only thing that has subdued the pain slightly are Oxycocet and Ibuprofen, but the pain never goes away. My hands and feet are so inflammed it's difficult to perform even the smallest tasks of personal hygiene and housekeeping. I have difficulty controlling my bladder and often don't make it to the washroom in time. Just started on Demerol today so will no longer take the Oxycocet, but am concerned of the interactions with Demerol, Hydroxychloroquine and Tramadol Hydrochloride extended release tablets that I take daily for the Fibromyalgia and Arthritis. I have dealt with a great deal of pain through the years, but I now have the pain of every serious illness I have had in my lifetime, all at the same time. I honestly didn't think a person could deal with this much pain at once. I have tried and am still taking several vitamins and herbal supplements as well as drinking tons of water and eating really well. Lots of berries, dark vegetables, apples, yogurt and minimal meat. Taking turmeric, papaya leaf, ginger, cinnamon and boswellia for the inflammation. Taking minimal wheat products, sugar and no alcohol. Also, drinking green, fennel and nettle tea daily. I know this is a lot of information, but I really need help and wonder if anyone has any suggestions! Thanking you in advance!!!

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Began meds two days ago today is third day and I noticed a slight headache last eveing today moderate headache all day long. Ibuprophen not helping at all.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Bradycardia, diabetes, High Cholesterol, high tryclycerides, hypertension, Arrhythmia, sluggishness, sleepy, behavior changes, multiple automobile accidents,personality changes, anger issues, dry mouth, constipation, too many to list.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Trying to find out if I should take these at different times... Currently I take all doses together.

    Reply

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