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Review: could Meloxicam cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Meloxicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer metastatic.

We study 9,098 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 229 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Meloxicam

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,349 Meloxicam users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,342 Constipation patients)

On Jan, 13, 2015: 9,098 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 229 people (2.52%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Meloxicam reports

Time on Meloxicam when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation9.52%47.62%9.52%4.76%14.29%9.52%4.76%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Meloxicam * :

FemaleMale
Constipation88.89%11.11%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Meloxicam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%1.04%1.04%7.29%45.31%45.31%

Severity of Constipation when taking Meloxicam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer metastatic (41 people, 17.90%)
  2. Pain (30 people, 13.10%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (27 people, 11.79%)
  4. Hypertension (27 people, 11.79%)
  5. Metastases to bone (24 people, 10.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (83 people, 36.24%)
  2. Ambien (80 people, 34.93%)
  3. Omeprazole (75 people, 32.75%)
  4. Fosamax (74 people, 32.31%)
  5. Aspirin (72 people, 31.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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