Review: could Meloxicam cause Diarrhoea?


Summary

Diarrhoea 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 Omeprazole, and have Pain . We study 9,219 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 378 have Diarrhoea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhoea and more.

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Meloxicam

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Meloxicam 10,177 users)

Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, thrombocytopenia, constipation, drug ineffective (latest reports from 135,188 Diarrhoea patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

9,219 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 378 people (4.1%) have Diarrhoea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meloxicam cause Diarrhoea?

Time on Meloxicam when people have Diarrhoea *:

  • < 1 month: 43.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 6.67 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Meloxicam *:

  • female: 69.32 %
  • male: 30.68 %

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Meloxicam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.42 %
  • 30-39: 0.93 %
  • 40-49: 9.01 %
  • 50-59: 24.22 %
  • 60+: 62.42 %

Severity if Diarrhoea when taking Meloxicam **:

  • least: 28.57 %
  • moderate: 42.86 %
  • severe: 28.57 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Diarrhoea **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 40 %
  • not yet: 60 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (81 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (54 people)
  • Depression (53 people)
  • Headache (44 people)
  • Migraine (43 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (72 people)
  • Prilosec (71 people)
  • Aspirin (64 people)
  • Folic Acid (60 people)
  • Prozac (59 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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