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Review: could Meloxicam cause Depression?

Summary: Depression is found among people who take Meloxicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression.

We study 9,111 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 228 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Meloxicam

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,367 Meloxicam users)

Depression

Depression has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, acne. (latest reports from 277,322 Depression patients)

On Feb, 25, 2015: 9,111 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 232 people (2.55%) have Depression.

Trend of Depression in Meloxicam reports

Time on Meloxicam when people have Depression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Depression32.00%16.00%20.00%8.00%12.00%4.00%8.00%

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Meloxicam * :

FemaleMale
Depression80.17%19.83%

Age of people who have Depression when taking Meloxicam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%1.12%2.79%5.03%18.99%35.75%36.31%

Severity of Depression when taking Meloxicam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Depression7.69%76.92%7.69%7.69%

How people recovered from Depression ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Depression0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (49 people, 21.12%)
  2. Pain (38 people, 16.38%)
  3. Arthritis (26 people, 11.21%)
  4. Anxiety (24 people, 10.34%)
  5. Breast cancer metastatic (21 people, 9.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (49 people, 21.12%)
  2. Aspirin (49 people, 21.12%)
  3. Ambien (43 people, 18.53%)
  4. Lexapro (40 people, 17.24%)
  5. Lasix (38 people, 16.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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