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 21,838 people who have side effects when taking Meloxicam from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 26, 2017

21,838 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 594 people (2.72%) have Depression


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Could Meloxicam cause Depression?

Time on Meloxicam when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 52.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Meloxicam *:

  • female: 78.94 %
  • male: 21.06 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Meloxicam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.17 %
  • 20-29: 2.56 %
  • 30-39: 7.93 %
  • 40-49: 21.45 %
  • 50-59: 30.54 %
  • 60+: 36.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (99 people, 16.67%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (64 people, 10.77%)
  • High Blood Pressure (52 people, 8.75%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (50 people, 8.42%)
  • Arthritis (45 people, 7.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (100 people, 16.84%)
  • Lyrica (70 people, 11.78%)
  • Nexium (68 people, 11.45%)
  • Ambien (66 people, 11.11%)
  • Lexapro (64 people, 10.77%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (233 people, 39.23%)
  • Pain (154 people, 25.93%)
  • Fatigue (125 people, 21.04%)
  • Fall (117 people, 19.70%)
  • Insomnia (112 people, 18.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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