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Review: Meloxicam and Tramadol





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 1,365 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Meloxicam 10,334 users)

Tramadol has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tramadol 41,511 users)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 1,365 people who take Meloxicam, Tramadol are studied

Meloxicam, Tramadol outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Meloxicam (meloxicam)
- Tramadol (tramadol hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Meloxicam is effective6.67%
(1 of 15 people)
10.53%
(2 of 19 people)
36.36%
(4 of 11 people)
50.00%
(6 of 12 people)
27.78%
(5 of 18 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
Tramadol is effective18.18%
(2 of 11 people)
26.32%
(5 of 19 people)
22.22%
(2 of 9 people)
33.33%
(6 of 18 people)
41.18%
(7 of 17 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
AnxietyNauseaMood SwingsPneumoniaMuscle SpasmsPalpitationsDrug-induced TremorPain
Blood Pressure IncreasedLoss Of ConsciousnessTremorMeningitisMental ImpairmentBradycardiaConfusionAnxiety
Atrial FibrillationHeadacheConfusional StateCerebral InfarctionPleural EffusionAtrial FibrillationWeight IncreasedNausea
Chest PainVomitingSpondylitisSepsisArthritisNeuropathy - Sciatic NerveAnxiety DisorderFatigue
AgitationGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseWeight DecreasedPulmonary EmbolismSerotonin SyndromePeripheral NeuropathyFatigue AggravatedBack Pain
DyspnoeaHaemoglobin DecreasedHeadacheNeck PainBalance DisorderPain - BackFrequent HeadachesFall
Coronary Artery DiseasePainAbdominal Pain UpperAcute Myocardial InfarctionParkinsonismHypotensionKnee PainDyspnoea
HaemoptysisMental DisorderDiarrhoea HaemorrhagicSubarachnoid HaemorrhageParkinsonian Rest TremorPost Stroke DepressionMiddle InsomniaPain In Extremity
HypotensionFacial PainMuscle SpasmsConfusional StateAggressionInsomniaFunctional Ovarian CystsHeadache
Cardiac ArrestShort-term Memory LossDysuriaHeadacheDepressionHigh Blood PressurePhysiologic Ovarian CystsArthralgia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Meloxicam is effective24.14%
(14 of 58 people)
22.22%
(6 of 27 people)
Tramadol is effective32.14%
(18 of 56 people)
29.63%
(8 of 27 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainHeadache
AnxietyChest Pain
FallMyocardial Infarction
Back PainPyrexia
NauseaPneumonia
Pain In ExtremityDepression
FatigueFatigue
DyspnoeaSepsis
ArthralgiaPain
Abdominal PainCoronary Artery Disease

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Meloxicam is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
11.76%
(2 of 17 people)
6.98%
(3 of 43 people)
30.00%
(9 of 30 people)
20.83%
(5 of 24 people)
Tramadol is effectiven/an/a20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
17.65%
(3 of 17 people)
15.56%
(7 of 45 people)
24.14%
(7 of 29 people)
25.00%
(6 of 24 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Patellofemoral Pain Syndromen/aPainDeep Vein ThrombosisPain In ExtremityPainPainPain
Stress FractureDeep Vein ThrombosisPainGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseHeadacheNauseaFall
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusNauseaVomitingAnxietyBack PainAnxietyPain In Extremity
OsteoarthritisInjuryErythemaMuscle SpasmsDyspnoeaCoughDyspnoea
ObesityPulmonary ThrombosisAbdominal Pain UpperPainSwellingPyrexiaAnxiety
Blood Triglycerides IncreasedPulmonary EmbolismOedema PeripheralPulmonary EmbolismHypertensionOedema PeripheralBack Pain
HyperprolactinaemiaSomnolencePain In ExtremityHypertensionFallFatigueWeight Decreased
LeiomyomaVomitingHeadacheHeadacheMuscular WeaknessDepressionOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessPost Thrombotic SyndromeBack PainNauseaConstipationFatigue
HypersensitivityDiarrhoeaAffect LabilityAnxietyCardiac Failure CongestiveArthralgia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Is it safe to take demerol while taking tramadol hydrochloride and hydroxychloroquine (1 answer)
    I am experiencing acute, debilitating pain due to the Chikungunya virus, which has reintroduced all of the previous painful symptoms I have,ongoing and in the past, from Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, tendonitis and severe headaches. It's in its 38th day and I am basically crippled from neck to feet. Have to sleep propped up as arms throb with pain when horizontal. The only thing that has subdued the pain slightly are Oxycocet and Ibuprofen, but the pain never goes away. My hands and feet are so inflammed it's difficult to perform even the smallest tasks of personal hygiene and housekeeping. I have difficulty controlling my bladder and often don't make it to the washroom in time. Just started on Demerol today so will no longer take the Oxycocet, but am concerned of the interactions with Demerol, Hydroxychloroquine and Tramadol Hydrochloride extended release tablets that I take daily for the Fibromyalgia and Arthritis. I have dealt with a great deal of pain through the years, but I now have the pain of every serious illness I have had in my lifetime, all at the same time. I honestly didn't think a person could deal with this much pain at once. I have tried and am still taking several vitamins and herbal supplements as well as drinking tons of water and eating really well. Lots of berries, dark vegetables, apples, yogurt and minimal meat. Taking turmeric, papaya leaf, ginger, cinnamon and boswellia for the inflammation. Taking minimal wheat products, sugar and no alcohol. Also, drinking green, fennel and nettle tea daily. I know this is a lot of information, but I really need help and wonder if anyone has any suggestions! Thanking you in advance!!!
  • Does anyone experience heart palpitations causedby their acid reflux ?
    I have had acid reflux/Gerd for 4 years + Was not believed that symptoms were real for a while as had no heartburn and a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia which even now some medics think is imaginary...it's NOT!!! Following a demeester score of 45 ( very high confirmation of acid reflux) and discovery of a large hiatal hernia, ( a classic physical cause of acid reflux) I had hernia repair operation and LINX anti reflux surgery. Throughout the four years a major symptom of my acid reflux were heart palpatations. They started at the same time I started with reflux and cleared up after the surgery. I have been reflux free palpitation free and antacid free for four months. then I was put on Gabapentin for back spasm and the reflux returned along with the palpitations. Medics keep insisting this is just anxiety yet eat a food that gives me reflux also starts the palps which is the indicator of the reflux as I do not have heartburn. Comes on when relaxing and eating watching tv ( no anxiety present) and when I am sleeping peacefully ( no anxiety present) my heart wakes me up and fires off into tachycardia. Recently a doctor has said it is now known that acid reflux irritates the nerves in the solar plexus area and that triggers the palps. Anyone else experienced this? Are there any studies on it at all? Thanks all.
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  • I have been having a horrible reaction to tramadol now from the er doctor. what do i do now for pain . i've tried the shots made things even worse. so many trials it's hurts 2 try to gr better ? (3 answers)
    Tramadol so been making me so sick from the ER doctor 2 c my doctor if I can hold on. It's a shame ! So many things they keep trying . It's pain not the knew in thing of treating fibromyalgia. Disk problems nerve sciatic. Anxiety u wouldn't believe. I've talked to the FDA
    I don't feel safe at all anymore and want to get better . My family gets so upset and we all have lives to live but mine has been on hold 4-5yrs. Just to do the simple things then I have to rest. It's sad . I've always been active . And watch out for Savella !! My god all I would like is to fel better. I can't believe all the things I've read about tramadol it makes me mad that an ER doctor gave it to me first and I told doctors and pain management It wsnt helping. Can't sleep anger horrible thoughts.please I can't do those shots they made things even worse and they don't help me.
  • Can you loose weight while taking hydroxyzine?
    Hydroxyzine has been my life saver but I have noticed a gradual increase in weight. My blood pressure has also gone up. I don't have the increased hunger but what scares me is I am not eating more than I normally do. I do not eat breakfast. I have a Glucerna at lunch and then dinner, protein potatoes/rice and veggies, sometimes pasta nothing huge and a snack at night. Maybe a small bowl of ice cream but not every night. I do not drink soda, lots of water and with dinner a large glass of apple juice. I have noticed every year I put on a little bit more weight. I was tested for my thyroid and it is normal. I haven't started an avid work out program. Doing high intense impact will not work due to my IC. I would like to try power walking. Anyone else experience any of these issues?

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    For herniated disc I was prescribed meloxicam . I experienced nausea, dizziness, and overwhelming depression. By the evening it had worn off and it did nothing for my pain and perhaps even increased my aching pain. Several months later I tried it again and had the same reaction. I was not taking any other medication with it. I do not suffer from depression and I am an active upbeat person.
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    No noticeable effects when used together. Tramadol dose 50-100 mg's four times a day.
  • I wish i had never taken ambien
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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • hissing/ringing in ears started about 2-3 months ago. I have quit taking tramadol with no improvement.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I started taking Meloxicam for swelling associated with osteo-arthritis of the knees.

    I recently discovered that if I eat a paleo diet then the pain isn't nearly as bad as it could be be. When I do eat bread, cheese, beans, peanuts or other starchy products (corn/rice etc), it takes about 12-30 hours for me to begin hurting more.

    Reply

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  • extreme fatigue after eating high sugar foods.

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