Review: taking Meloxicam and Alendronic acid together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Meloxicam and Alendronic acid together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Meloxicam and Alendronic acid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,148 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Meloxicam

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Meloxicam 10,177 users)

Alendronic Acid

Alendronic acid has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Alendronic acid 2,393 users)

On Jul, 26, 2016

1,148 people who take Meloxicam, Alendronic Acid are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Meloxicam and Alendronic acid drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Meloxicam:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Alendronic Acid:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Meloxicam:
  • female: 33.0% - (6 of 18 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Alendronic Acid:
  • female: 13.0% - (2 of 15 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Meloxicam:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 16.0% - (2 of 12 people)
Alendronic Acid:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 15.0% - (2 of 13 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • chest pain
  • anorexia
  • duodenal ulcer haemorrhage
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain upper
  • asthenia
  • deafness unilateral
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • gastric ulcer haemorrhage
1 - 6 months:
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia
  • decreased appetite
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • femur fracture
  • headache
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • malaise
  • bone metabolism disorder
  • fall
6 - 12 months:
  • femur fracture
  • hip fracture
  • arthralgia
  • constipation
  • stress fracture
  • anaemia postoperative
  • fall
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • groin pain
  • pain
1 - 2 years:
  • femur fracture
  • fall
  • cardiac failure
  • pyrexia
  • hypertension
  • nausea
  • osteoarthritis
  • blood urea increased
  • insomnia
  • pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia
2 - 5 years:
  • osteonecrosis
  • fall
  • osteomyelitis
  • femur fracture
  • pain in extremity
  • impaired healing
  • anxiety
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • dysphagia
  • fistula
5 - 10 years:
  • fall
  • femur fracture
  • osteonecrosis
  • depression
  • osteoarthritis
  • osteomyelitis
  • constipation
  • hypertension
  • anxiety
  • hypersensitivity
10+ years:
  • herpes zoster
  • hypertension
  • hypercholesterolaemia
  • impaired healing
  • femur fracture
  • stress fracture
  • fall
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • bronchitis
not specified:
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • impaired healing
  • arthralgia
  • oedema peripheral
  • constipation

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • fall
  • anxiety
  • pain in extremity
  • impaired healing
  • pain
  • back pain
  • hypertension
  • osteoarthritis
  • arthralgia
  • constipation
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • dizziness
  • sepsis
  • actinic keratosis
  • back pain
  • confusional state

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • pain in extremity
  • thrombosis
  • application site hypersensitivity
  • injection site pain
  • knee arthroplasty
30-39:
  • adverse event
  • back pain
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • change of bowel habit
  • exostosis
  • intervertebral disc degeneration
  • multiple sclerosis
  • nausea
  • neck pain
  • osteoporosis
40-49:
  • uterine leiomyoma
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • neck pain
  • angiopathy
  • anhedonia
  • arthritis
  • back pain
  • bacteraemia
  • blood cholesterol increased
50-59:
  • impaired healing
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • pain in extremity
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • constipation
  • fall
  • tooth loss
  • haemorrhoids
  • exostosis
60+:
  • osteomyelitis
  • osteonecrosis
  • fall
  • impaired healing
  • hypertension
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • femur fracture

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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