Review: taking Xanax and Meloxicam together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Xanax and Meloxicam together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Xanax and Meloxicam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,311 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 67,594 users)

Meloxicam

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Meloxicam 13,699 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

1,311 people who take Xanax, Meloxicam are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Xanax and Meloxicam drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Xanax:
  • < 1 month: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Meloxicam:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 12 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Xanax:
  • female: 46.0% - (21 of 45 people)
  • male: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
Meloxicam:
  • female: 27.0% - (12 of 43 people)
  • male: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Xanax:
  • 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: 71.0% - (5 of 7 people)
  • 30-39: 26.0% - (4 of 15 people)
  • 40-49: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 50-59: 55.0% - (11 of 20 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
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: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 30-39: 14.0% - (2 of 14 people)
  • 40-49: 23.0% - (3 of 13 people)
  • 50-59: 27.0% - (5 of 18 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • abdominal pain
  • cholecystitis
  • cholelithiasis
  • infection
  • pain
  • yeast infection - vagina
  • allergic reactions
  • amnesia
  • arthralgia
  • binge eating
1 - 6 months:
  • weight gain
  • diarrhea
  • drowsiness
  • lack of coordination
  • lack of strength
  • vaginal yeast infection
  • adhesive capsulitis
  • breast cancer in situ
  • constipation
  • dizziness
6 - 12 months:
  • fatigue
  • constipation
  • adhesive capsulitis
  • breast cancer in situ
  • dizziness
  • hot flashes
  • insomnia
  • joint pain
  • lymphedema
  • nausea
1 - 2 years:
  • dizziness
  • completed suicide
  • detoxification
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • syncope
  • drug dependence
  • paraesthesia
  • chills
  • depressed mood
2 - 5 years:
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • pain exacerbated
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • aggression
  • anger
  • anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension
  • bronchial obstruction
  • candidiasis
  • chest pain
5 - 10 years:
  • frequent headaches
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • gynecomastia
  • lung function decreased
  • nausea
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • renal failure acute
  • itching
  • macrogenia
  • fever
10+ years:
  • teeth grinding and clenching
  • depressed mood
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • muscle pain
  • neck stiffness
  • rectal bleeding
  • sleep disorder due to general medical condition, mixed type
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • pain in extremity
  • depression
  • hypoaesthesia
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • injury
  • oedema peripheral
male:
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • dizziness
  • arthralgia
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • paraesthesia
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • hepatic enzyme increased
  • hepatotoxicity
  • alcohol poisoning
  • anaphylactic shock
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • bladder prolapse
  • decreased appetite
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • injury
  • depression
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • cardiac disorder
  • thrombosis
30-39:
  • cholelithiasis
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • bronchitis
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • osteoarthritis
  • arthritis
  • glaucoma
  • pain
  • purpura senile
  • renal failure
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • nausea
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • oedema peripheral
50-59:
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • pain in extremity
  • oedema peripheral
  • hypoaesthesia
  • pyrexia
  • injury
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • back pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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