Review: could Meloxicam cause Asthma?


Asthma is found among people who take Meloxicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer metastatic . We study 12,415 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 132 have Asthma. Find out below who they are, when they have Asthma and more.

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


Asthma has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, nausea, pneumonia, chest pain (latest reports from 90,377 Asthma patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

12,415 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 132 people (1.06%) have Asthma

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meloxicam cause Asthma?

Time on Meloxicam when people have Asthma *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Asthma when taking Meloxicam *:

  • female: 89.15 %
  • male: 10.85 %

Age of people who have Asthma when taking Meloxicam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.02 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.06 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 13.27 %
  • 50-59: 26.53 %
  • 60+: 48.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (23 people)
  • Metastatic Neoplasm (20 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (15 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (14 people)
  • Hypersensitivity (14 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (57 people)
  • Ambien (50 people)
  • Levaquin (46 people)
  • Fosamax (43 people)
  • Lexapro (37 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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