Meloxicam and Constipation - from FDA reports
Constipation is found among people who take Meloxicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Ambien, and have Pain . We study 19,278 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA. Among them, 395 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Meloxicam 21,448 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,620 Constipation patients).
On Feb, 20, 2017
19,278 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 395 people (2.05%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Meloxicam when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 20 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 15 %
- 5 - 10 years: 35 %
- 10+ years: 5 %
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Meloxicam *:
- female: 82.25 %
- male: 17.75 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Meloxicam *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.34 %
- 30-39: 1.68 %
- 40-49: 10.1 %
- 50-59: 31.31 %
- 60+: 56.57 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (52 people, 13.16%)
- Breast Cancer Metastatic (42 people, 10.63%)
- High Blood Pressure (41 people, 10.38%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (37 people, 9.37%)
- Arthritis (32 people, 8.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (87 people, 22.03%)
- Omeprazole (87 people, 22.03%)
- Ambien (87 people, 22.03%)
- Fosamax (77 people, 19.49%)
- Aspirin (76 people, 19.24%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (150 people, 37.97%)
- Back Pain (127 people, 32.15%)
- Stress And Anxiety (121 people, 30.63%)
- Weakness (108 people, 27.34%)
- Abdominal Pain (100 people, 25.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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