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 9,098 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 has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,349 Meloxicam users)
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 87,230 Atrial fibrillation patients)
On Dec, 28, 2014: 9,085 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 147 people (1.62%) 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||68.60%||31.40% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Meloxicam * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.92%||0.00%||3.65%||9.49%||83.94% |
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, 23.81%)
- Diabetes mellitus (15 people, 10.20%)
- Hypersensitivity (13 people, 8.84%)
- Metastatic neoplasm (12 people, 8.16%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (12 people, 8.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (51 people, 34.69%)
- Omeprazole (45 people, 30.61%)
- Fluconazole (44 people, 29.93%)
- Lasix (37 people, 25.17%)
- Digoxin (35 people, 23.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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