Review: taking Meloxicam and Tramadol together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Meloxicam and Tramadol together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Meloxicam and Tramadol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,413 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 10,142 users)

Tramadol

Tramadol has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tramadol 39,960 users)

On Jul, 26, 2016

1,413 people who take Meloxicam, Tramadol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Meloxicam and Tramadol drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Meloxicam:
  • < 1 month: 4.0% - (1 of 22 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.0% - (3 of 25 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 30.0% - (4 of 13 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 43.0% - (7 of 16 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.0% - (5 of 26 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • 10+ years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
Tramadol:
  • < 1 month: 11.0% - (2 of 17 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0% - (5 of 25 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.0% - (2 of 12 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 24.0% - (6 of 25 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 38.0% - (8 of 21 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 46.0% - (7 of 15 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Meloxicam:
  • female: 20.0% - (18 of 87 people)
  • male: 23.0% - (7 of 30 people)
Tramadol:
  • female: 25.0% - (22 of 88 people)
  • male: 28.0% - (9 of 32 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 5 people)
  • 20-29: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
  • 30-39: 12.0% - (2 of 16 people)
  • 40-49: 13.0% - (4 of 29 people)
  • 50-59: 27.0% - (9 of 33 people)
  • 60+: 37.0% - (9 of 24 people)
Tramadol:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 20-29: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 30-39: 18.0% - (3 of 16 people)
  • 40-49: 24.0% - (8 of 33 people)
  • 50-59: 20.0% - (7 of 34 people)
  • 60+: 41.0% - (10 of 24 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • blood pressure increased
  • atrial fibrillation
  • anxiety
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • haemoptysis
  • hypotension
  • pulmonary embolism
  • agitation
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
1 - 6 months:
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • feeling cold
  • loss of consciousness
  • nausea
  • short-term memory loss
  • dizziness
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • headache
  • vomiting
6 - 12 months:
  • tension headaches
  • upset stomach
  • abasia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • ammonia increased
  • aortic stenosis
  • arthritis
  • bladder prolapse
  • confusional state
  • convulsion
1 - 2 years:
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • cerebral infarction
  • confusional state
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • high blood pressure
  • meningitis
  • neck pain
  • pneumonia
  • pulmonary embolism
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety disorder
  • depressed mood
  • insomnia
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
  • serotonin syndrome
  • aphasia
  • breathlessness
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • numbness and tingling
5 - 10 years:
  • tinnitus
  • aphasia
  • breathlessness
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • nausea
  • numbness and tingling
  • atrial fibrillation
  • bradycardia
  • high blood cholesterol and triglycerides
  • high blood pressure
10+ years:
  • anxiety disorder
  • body dysmorphic disorder
  • body temperature fluctuation
  • borderline personality disorder
  • confusion
  • drug-induced tremor
  • fatigue aggravated
  • fever
  • frequent headaches
  • insomnia exacerbated
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • pain in extremity
  • abdominal pain
  • arthralgia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • pain in extremity
  • abdominal pain
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
male:
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • pyrexia
  • myocardial infarction
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • depression
  • coronary artery disease
  • pain
  • sepsis

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • hyperprolactinaemia
  • leiomyoma
  • obesity
  • osteoarthritis
  • patellofemoral pain syndrome
  • stress fracture
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
10-19:
  • pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pulmonary thrombosis
  • somnolence
  • behcet's syndrome
  • genital ulceration
  • injury
  • nausea
  • gastrointestinal pain
20-29:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • oedema peripheral
  • abdominal pain upper
  • pain in extremity
  • erythema
  • diarrhoea
  • emotional distress
  • post thrombotic syndrome
30-39:
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • pain in extremity
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • muscle spasms
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal discomfort
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
40-49:
  • pain
  • headache
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • hypertension
  • swelling
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • muscular weakness
50-59:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • cough
  • pyrexia
  • oedema peripheral
  • constipation
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • anaemia
60+:
  • pain
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • weight decreased
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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