Review: could Meloxicam cause Atrial fibrillation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 8,410 people who take Meloxicam. Among them, 146 have Atrial fibrillation. See who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Meloxicam (latest outcomes from 10,232 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis, pain. Commonly reported side effects of Meloxicam include pain, pain exacerbated, joint pain, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 370,371 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 8,385 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 138 people (1.65%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
Time on Meloxicam when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||33.33%||0.00%||50.00%||4.17%||12.50%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Meloxicam * :
|Atrial fibrillation||70.00%||30.00% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Meloxicam * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.60%||0.00%||0.80%||10.40%||87.20% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Meloxicam ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (35 people, 25.36%)
- Diabetes mellitus (15 people, 10.87%)
- Hypersensitivity (13 people, 9.42%)
- Metastatic neoplasm (12 people, 8.70%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (12 people, 8.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (48 people, 34.78%)
- Omeprazole (43 people, 31.16%)
- Fluconazole (42 people, 30.43%)
- Lasix (37 people, 26.81%)
- Digoxin (35 people, 25.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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