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 1,553 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 20,232 users)

Alendronic Acid

Alendronic acid has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Alendronic acid 5,719 users)

On Sep, 26, 2016

1,553 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 3 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 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: 31.0% - (5 of 16 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Alendronic Acid:
  • female: 15.0% - (2 of 13 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: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 9.0% - (1 of 11 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 1 people)
  • 60+: 16.0% - (2 of 12 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • chest pain
  • nausea
  • anorexia
  • duodenal ulcer haemorrhage
  • eyelid oedema
  • pruritus generalised
  • abdominal pain upper
  • asthenia
  • deafness unilateral
  • dizziness
1 - 6 months:
  • femur fracture
  • malaise
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • fall
  • nausea
  • bone disorder
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia
  • stress fracture
  • decreased appetite
6 - 12 months:
  • arthralgia
  • femur fracture
  • fall
  • stress fracture
  • hip fracture
  • pain
  • constipation
  • haemorrhoids
  • macular degeneration
  • anaemia postoperative
1 - 2 years:
  • femur fracture
  • fall
  • low turnover osteopathy
  • arthralgia
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • hypertension
  • osteoarthritis
  • pain in extremity
  • intervertebral disc degeneration
  • pollakiuria
2 - 5 years:
  • femur fracture
  • fall
  • osteonecrosis
  • osteomyelitis
  • pain in extremity
  • impaired healing
  • osteoarthritis
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • bone disorder
5 - 10 years:
  • femur fracture
  • fall
  • osteoarthritis
  • osteonecrosis
  • depression
  • hypertension
  • anxiety
  • osteomyelitis
  • constipation
  • arthralgia
10+ years:
  • hypertension
  • femur fracture
  • herpes zoster
  • hypercholesterolaemia
  • impaired healing
  • fall
  • stress fracture
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • bronchitis
  • bursitis
not specified:
  • fall
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • osteoarthritis
  • impaired healing
  • oedema peripheral

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • fall
  • pain in extremity
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • impaired healing
  • osteoarthritis
  • back pain
  • femur fracture
  • hypertension
male:
  • fall
  • osteoporosis
  • arthritis
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • back pain
  • chest pain
  • anxiety

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • depression
  • arthritis
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • convulsion
  • osteoporosis
  • arthralgia
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • malaise
  • pain in extremity
  • thrombosis
30-39:
  • neck pain
  • osteoporosis
  • pain in extremity
  • adverse event
  • back pain
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • change of bowel habit
  • depression
  • exostosis
  • intervertebral disc degeneration
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • uterine leiomyoma
  • pain
  • hypertension
  • neck pain
  • pruritus
  • tooth disorder
  • angiopathy
  • anhedonia
  • arthritis
50-59:
  • pain
  • fall
  • pain in extremity
  • impaired healing
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • arthralgia
  • bone disorder
  • osteoarthritis
  • oedema peripheral
  • anxiety
60+:
  • fall
  • osteomyelitis
  • pain in extremity
  • femur fracture
  • arthralgia
  • impaired healing
  • osteonecrosis
  • back pain
  • hypertension
  • anxiety

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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