Review: taking Meloxicam and Norco together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Meloxicam and Norco together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Meloxicam and Norco. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,803 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 86 million people have used us. 300+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>


Meloxicam

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Meloxicam 20,232 users)

Norco

Norco has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Norco 16,353 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

2,803 people who take Meloxicam, Norco are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Meloxicam and Norco drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Meloxicam:
  • < 1 month: 8.0% - (2 of 25 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.0% - (3 of 28 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0% - (3 of 15 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 30.0% - (4 of 13 people)
  • 10+ years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
Norco:
  • < 1 month: 34.0% - (9 of 26 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.0% - (9 of 21 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.0% - (1 of 13 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 40.0% - (11 of 27 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 10+ years: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Meloxicam:
  • female: 18.0% - (14 of 75 people)
  • male: 11.0% - (4 of 34 people)
Norco:
  • female: 36.0% - (29 of 80 people)
  • male: 29.0% - (10 of 34 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 1 people)
  • 20-29: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 30-39: 4.0% - (1 of 22 people)
  • 40-49: 16.0% - (5 of 31 people)
  • 50-59: 25.0% - (7 of 28 people)
  • 60+: 11.0% - (2 of 17 people)
Norco:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • 30-39: 29.0% - (7 of 24 people)
  • 40-49: 28.0% - (8 of 28 people)
  • 50-59: 37.0% - (11 of 29 people)
  • 60+: 38.0% - (8 of 21 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • constipation
  • abdominal pain
  • confusional state
  • fall
  • urinary retention
  • urinary tract infection
  • abnormal dreams
  • adrenal insufficiency
1 - 6 months:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • depression
  • pulmonary embolism
  • injury
  • migraine
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • gait disturbance
6 - 12 months:
  • pregnancy - vaginal bleeding
  • abdominal discomfort
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • cold sore
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • feeling abnormal
  • general physical health deterioration
1 - 2 years:
  • arnold-chiari malformation
  • back injury
  • sciatic nerve neuropathy
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • peripheral coldness
  • mood altered
  • pain in extremity
  • skin discolouration
  • alopecia
2 - 5 years:
  • back pain
  • constipation
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
5 - 10 years:
  • arnold-chiari malformation
  • back injury
  • sciatic nerve neuropathy
  • itching
  • high blood pressure
  • pain
  • constipation
  • dizziness
  • dry mouth
  • fatigue
10+ years:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • blurred vision
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • biliary colic
  • cholelithiasis
  • diarrhoea
  • emotional distress
  • malaise
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • fall
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • osteoarthritis
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • fall
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • osteoarthritis
  • depression
male:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspepsia
  • headache
  • melaena
  • tremor
2-9:
  • affect lability
  • aggression
  • dizziness postural
  • fatigue
  • mood swings
  • muscle rigidity
  • restlessness
  • somnolence
  • tic
10-19:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pain
  • pulmonary infarction
  • emotional distress
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • injury
20-29:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • injury
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain in extremity
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • headache
30-39:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • cholelithiasis
  • thrombophlebitis superficial
  • arthritis
  • bronchitis
  • injury
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • drug ineffective
  • depression
  • injury
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • oedema peripheral
50-59:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • osteoarthritis
  • fall
  • back pain
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • spinal osteoarthritis
60+:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • back pain
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
  • osteoarthritis

* Approximation only. 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.

Do you take Meloxicam and Norco?

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Meloxicam, Norco

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Meloxicam, Norco

On eHealthMe, Meloxicam (meloxicam) is often used to treat arthritis. Norco (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate) is often used to treat pain. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

What is the drug used for and how effecitve is it:


NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.