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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 9,085 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 Meloxicam 10,334 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Constipation 80,049 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 9,085 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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  • I took to tablets of meloxicam for pain in shoulder maybe pinched nerve but, my question is since it is an antiflammatory is it helping for my conjestion "common cold" it seems that after taken 2 dose (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 43 year old woman who has Pinched Nerve In Shoulder And Common Cold W/ Congestion, and takes Meloxicam)
    I had radiating pain in the lower shoulder area for over a year. Since I stood home with a common cold w/ congestion I thought I would take this opportunity to treat myself to a drs visit for the ongoing pulsating pain in the shoulder. My dr. prescribed Meloxicam for my shoulder pain. Would this p ...
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    (Asked by a 62 year old man who has Stomach Pains, GERD, Fatique, Constipation, Dizzness, Early Satiety)
    neurotin losartan 20 mg tired all the time, dizziness, chronic constipation, stomach pains, pins and needles, diabetic type 2 hx alcoholism resolved, gerd, early satiety
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    (Asked by a 4 year old boy who has Constipation, Gastroenteritis - Viral)
    In childrens hospital now have given the tag virus for stomach pain at night that is relieved by morphine
  • Can my symptoms actually pinpoint a cause/condition? (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 27 year old woman who has Vulvovaginal Dryness During Intercourse, Acne Cystic, Bilateral Stenosis, Irregularity Of Bowels, Muscle Tightness, Menstrual Periods - Heavy, Prolonged, Or Irregular, Menstruation - Painful, Painful Sexual Intercourse, Pelvic Discomfort, Chest Pain, Abdominal Bloating, Deep Knee Pain, Extreme Thigh Pain, Sometimes Bulging, Flattened/deflated & Bulging Discs, Chronic Pain, Hirsutism, and takes Soma, Norco)
    I would just like insight on this. I'm on pain management right now, but it's just to manage the pain. Every thing else has really been not taken serious by any physican it office I've been to. Is this normal stuff many woman go through? I'm just sick of feeling like this between the constant pain & ...
  • Should a person with the history of itp take the drug meloxicam
    (Asked by a 54 year old woman who takes Lithium Carbonate, Lorazepam, Simvastatin, Sumatriptan, Meloxicam)
    I am the one in the books on the study of ITP. in 1976 I had my spleen removed as the result of the disease. at that time I was 16. now I am 54 and scarred that if I take any kind of blood thinner this may cause the disease to return. Should I be taking Meloxicam with it being somewhat of a blood ...

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