Related topic: Meloxicam, Atrial fibrillation
Review: could Meloxicam cause Atrial fibrillation?
Summary: Atrial fibrillation could be caused by Meloxicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 9,018 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 147 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.
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Meloxicam (latest outcomes from 10,257 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 375,014 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 8,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 147 people (1.64%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.04% of all the 382,842 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.
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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On eHealthMe, Meloxicam (meloxicam) is often used for arthritis. Find out below the conditions Meloxicam is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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