Meloxicam and Depression - from FDA reports


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 Cymbalta, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Depression with Meloxicam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,278 people who have side effects when taking Meloxicam from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 26, 2017

19,278 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 528 people (2.74%) have Depression


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Could Meloxicam cause Depression?

Time on Meloxicam when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 62.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.12 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Meloxicam *:

  • female: 78.29 %
  • male: 21.71 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Meloxicam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.28 %
  • 20-29: 2.56 %
  • 30-39: 7.95 %
  • 40-49: 21.28 %
  • 50-59: 31.28 %
  • 60+: 35.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (88 people, 16.67%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (58 people, 10.98%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (45 people, 8.52%)
  • High Blood Pressure (45 people, 8.52%)
  • Fibromyalgia (43 people, 8.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (80 people, 15.15%)
  • Nexium (64 people, 12.12%)
  • Ambien (64 people, 12.12%)
  • Lyrica (62 people, 11.74%)
  • Zometa (60 people, 11.36%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (207 people, 39.20%)
  • Pain (142 people, 26.89%)
  • Fatigue (111 people, 21.02%)
  • Insomnia (105 people, 19.89%)
  • Fall (105 people, 19.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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