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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 9,111 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Meloxicam and have Atrial fibrillation >>>

 

 

 

 

Meloxicam

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,362 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 87,259 Atrial fibrillation patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 9,098 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 147 people (1.62%) 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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Do you have Atrial Fibrillation while taking Meloxicam?

You are not alone! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Meloxicam and have Atrial Fibrillation
- support group for people who take Meloxicam
- support group for people who have Atrial Fibrillation

Recent conversations of related support groups:

  • Support group for people who have Atrial Fibrillation
    Are everyone's hearts as I say "behaving this evening?" Had a full day without pvcs! Always a good thing! The last afib episode was in October! For some reason it always appears every 6 months! So I'm not due until April 2015! Will try to be positive and tell myself it's not going to happen!

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • occasional flutter with pulse of 125 to 148 lasts for a few minutes

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • after taking a few doses of meloxicam for back pain my doctor discovered atrial fibrillation that was not there previously. Now the doctor has put me on metopolol for the atrial fibrillation but information suggests that it is not very effective and can cause ventricular fibrillation.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Can Meloxicam cause atrial fibrilation?

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