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Review: could Meloxicam cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?

Summary: Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Meloxicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 9,117 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 146 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Meloxicam

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,369 Meloxicam users)

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 87,267 Atrial fibrillation patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 9,111 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 147 people (1.61%) have Atrial Fibrillation.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Meloxicam reports

Time on Meloxicam when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial fibrillation33.33%0.00%50.00%4.17%12.50%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Meloxicam * :

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation68.60%31.40%

Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Meloxicam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%0.00%2.92%0.00%3.65%9.49%83.94%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Meloxicam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Atrial fibrillation0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (35 people, 23.81%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (15 people, 10.20%)
  3. Hypersensitivity (13 people, 8.84%)
  4. Metastatic neoplasm (12 people, 8.16%)
  5. Breast cancer metastatic (12 people, 8.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (51 people, 34.69%)
  2. Omeprazole (45 people, 30.61%)
  3. Fluconazole (44 people, 29.93%)
  4. Lasix (37 people, 25.17%)
  5. Digoxin (35 people, 23.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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