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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Meloxicam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,838 people who have side effects when taking Meloxicam from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 25, 2017

21,838 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 441 people (2.02%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meloxicam cause Constipation?

Time on Meloxicam when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 21.74 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.04 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.35 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.04 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 34.78 %
  • 10+ years: 4.35 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Meloxicam *:

  • female: 81.54 %
  • male: 18.46 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Meloxicam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.3 %
  • 30-39: 1.81 %
  • 40-49: 9.97 %
  • 50-59: 29.0 %
  • 60+: 58.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (60 people, 13.61%)
  • High Blood Pressure (45 people, 10.20%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (42 people, 9.52%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (40 people, 9.07%)
  • Arthritis (35 people, 7.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (90 people, 20.41%)
  • Zometa (88 people, 19.95%)
  • Omeprazole (87 people, 19.73%)
  • Fosamax (77 people, 17.46%)
  • Aspirin (76 people, 17.23%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (152 people, 34.47%)
  • Back Pain (130 people, 29.48%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (124 people, 28.12%)
  • Weakness (112 people, 25.40%)
  • Nausea (104 people, 23.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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