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Review: could Meloxicam cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness?

Summary: Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness could be caused by Meloxicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Omeprazole, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 9,018 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 510 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. Find out below who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness and more.

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Meloxicam

Meloxicam (latest outcomes from 10,257 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,536,671 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 8,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 509 people (5.68%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness. They amount to 0.03% of all the 1,534,452 people who have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness in Meloxicam reports

Time on Meloxicam when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness26.53%32.65%16.33%8.16%6.12%10.20%0.00%

Gender of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Meloxicam * :

FemaleMale
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness75.09%24.91%

Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Meloxicam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%0.00%1.71%1.28%5.13%11.11%31.20%49.57%

Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Meloxicam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness3.85%38.46%42.31%15.38%

How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (87 people, 17.09%)
  2. Pain (74 people, 14.54%)
  3. Hypertension (45 people, 8.84%)
  4. Depression (45 people, 8.84%)
  5. Osteoporosis (30 people, 5.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (103 people, 20.24%)
  2. Aspirin (99 people, 19.45%)
  3. Humira (91 people, 17.88%)
  4. Folic acid (82 people, 16.11%)
  5. Zometa (79 people, 15.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Began taking sleep aids 15+yrs ago.Can not nap or sleep without.Had the Mirena IUD inserted over 10yrs ago, shortly after it was approved.Began exp sever mood swings and depr. Was put on anti-depr. Began having chronic pain.Most sever in the neck,shoulders,arms and hips.Drs were unable to determine the cause.Several yrs later it was determined that I had PMR.I was only 40 at the time.I was put on a high dose of prednisone.I was on prednisone for about 5yrs.Even the slightest reduction in the dose brought back severe pain.I am now off prednisone.I continued to experience full body pain but not so much the severe stiffness. I experience severe perspiration. It was discovered that I had a VitD deficiency.Test around 7. I currently take supplement and test around 35.During all this time I was experiencing severe abdominal pains and began experiencing very severe, sharp "ice pick" type pain throughout my body.Pain occurred regardless of time of day, awoke me from sleep and occurred in random spots often within just a few seconds of the previous pain.I began experiencing bloating, golt, & constipation after getting the IUD. A few yrs ago I began experiencing severe twitching, mostly in my legs, day and night. Finally, the 3rd GYN I was referred to was able to remove the IUD, in December 2013. Since having the IUD removed I am no longer constipated, no longer have golt, and much of the ice-pick type pain I was experiencing is gone. I continue to have sharp abdominal pain, although it feels different. My menstrual cycle has not returned. I am currently taking Ambien 5MG or 6.25 slow release nightly, Cymbalta/DuloxetineHCL60mg, Adderall 20mg 1 or 2x/day, Meloxicam, 15mg, Vitamin D2 (1.25 MG 50k unit) 2XperWk and Fenofibric. I suspect silicone toxicity from the IUD has brought on or exasperated my conditions over the past 10 years. Please help me to understand and recover.

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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • extreme fatigue after eating high sugar foods.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Naprosyn aggravated fatigue to intolerable degrees; unfortunate as it also improved cognitive function where other NSAIDs did not.

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