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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 9,080 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 228 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Meloxicam (latest outcomes from 10,331 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.
Constipation (latest reports from 80,049 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 12, 2014: 9,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 229 people (2.52%) have Constipation.
Time on Meloxicam when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Meloxicam * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Meloxicam * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Meloxicam ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer metastatic (41 people, 17.90%)
- Pain (30 people, 13.10%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (27 people, 11.79%)
- Hypertension (27 people, 11.79%)
- Metastases to bone (24 people, 10.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (83 people, 36.24%)
- Ambien (80 people, 34.93%)
- Omeprazole (75 people, 32.75%)
- Fosamax (74 people, 32.31%)
- Aspirin (72 people, 31.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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