Meloxicam and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Meloxicam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23,096 people who have side effects when taking Meloxicam from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

23,096 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 467 people (2.02%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meloxicam cause Constipation?

Time on Meloxicam when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 20.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 4.17 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Meloxicam *:

  • female: 81.28 %
  • male: 18.72 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Meloxicam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.29 %
  • 30-39: 1.74 %
  • 40-49: 9.59 %
  • 50-59: 29.36 %
  • 60+: 59.01 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (47 people, 10.06%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (42 people, 8.99%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (40 people, 8.57%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (34 people, 7.28%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (33 people, 7.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (91 people, 19.49%)
  • Zometa (89 people, 19.06%)
  • Omeprazole (87 people, 18.63%)
  • Fosamax (77 people, 16.49%)
  • Aspirin (76 people, 16.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Back Pain (134 people, 28.69%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (127 people, 27.19%)
  • Weakness (117 people, 25.05%)
  • Fatigue (112 people, 23.98%)
  • Nausea (111 people, 23.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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