Review: taking Meloxicam and Tramadol together


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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 2,956 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)

Tramadol

Tramadol has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tramadol 73,714 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

2,956 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: 6.0% - (1 of 15 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.0% - (3 of 24 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 46.0% - (7 of 15 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0% - (4 of 20 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 10+ years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
Tramadol:
  • < 1 month: 16.0% - (2 of 12 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.0% - (5 of 23 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 30.0% - (6 of 20 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 38.0% - (7 of 18 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Meloxicam:
  • female: 20.0% - (14 of 67 people)
  • male: 26.0% - (8 of 30 people)
Tramadol:
  • female: 27.0% - (18 of 65 people)
  • male: 29.0% - (9 of 31 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 4 people)
  • 20-29: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
  • 30-39: 13.0% - (2 of 15 people)
  • 40-49: 16.0% - (4 of 24 people)
  • 50-59: 36.0% - (9 of 25 people)
  • 60+: 31.0% - (6 of 19 people)
Tramadol:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 20-29: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 30-39: 20.0% - (3 of 15 people)
  • 40-49: 32.0% - (8 of 25 people)
  • 50-59: 28.0% - (7 of 25 people)
  • 60+: 31.0% - (6 of 19 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • blood pressure increased
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • haemoptysis
  • hypotension
  • agitation
1 - 6 months:
  • cough
  • lip swelling
  • oral candidiasis
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • feeling cold
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
6 - 12 months:
  • headache
  • pain
  • cholelithiasis
  • facial bones fracture
  • fall
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • haemorrhage
  • insomnia
  • pancreatitis
  • subdural haematoma
1 - 2 years:
  • fatigue
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • cerebral infarction
  • confusional state
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • high blood pressure
  • meningitis
  • neck pain
2 - 5 years:
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
  • serotonin syndrome
  • anxiety disorder
  • aphasia
  • depressed mood
  • diverticulum intestinal haemorrhagic
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • pancreatitis
5 - 10 years:
  • tinnitus
  • aphasia
  • breathlessness
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • numbness and tingling
  • atrial fibrillation
  • bradycardia
  • high blood cholesterol and triglycerides
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
  • fall
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • fall
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • pain in extremity
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
male:
  • headache
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia

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
2-9:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • dyspnoea
  • hyperkalaemia
  • splenic infarction
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
  • overdose
  • pyrexia
  • rash
  • somnolence
  • swelling
10-19:
  • pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • fatigue
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pulmonary thrombosis
  • vomiting
  • fall
  • injury
  • malaise
  • somnolence
20-29:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pain
  • hypokalaemia
  • overdose
  • nausea
  • injury
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
  • vomiting
30-39:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • headache
  • back pain
40-49:
  • pain
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • bone disorder
  • arthritis
50-59:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • pyrexia
  • cough
  • oedema peripheral
60+:
  • fall
  • pain
  • back pain
  • pain in extremity
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • weight decreased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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