Could Meloxicam cause Diarrhoea - from FDA reports


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 Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 19,278 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA. Among them, 847 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 21,434 users)

Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,594 Diarrhoea patients).

On Jan, 19, 2017

19,278 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 847 people (4.39%) have Diarrhoea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meloxicam cause Diarrhoea?

Time on Meloxicam when people have Diarrhoea *:

  • < 1 month: 41.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.23 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.3 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.28 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Meloxicam *:

  • female: 72.45 %
  • male: 27.55 %

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Meloxicam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.76 %
  • 30-39: 3.2 %
  • 40-49: 10.17 %
  • 50-59: 25.44 %
  • 60+: 58.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (120 people, 14.17%)
  • High Blood Pressure (109 people, 12.87%)
  • Pain (100 people, 11.81%)
  • Arthritis (74 people, 8.74%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (67 people, 7.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (102 people, 12.04%)
  • Humira (94 people, 11.10%)
  • Methotrexate (93 people, 10.98%)
  • Folic Acid (88 people, 10.39%)
  • Ambien (78 people, 9.21%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (292 people, 34.47%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (201 people, 23.73%)
  • Fatigue (188 people, 22.20%)
  • Pain (152 people, 17.95%)
  • Headache (126 people, 14.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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