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Review: could Meloxicam cause Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?

Summary: Foot, leg, and ankle swelling is reported only by a few people who take Meloxicam.

We study 9,111 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling and more.

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Meloxicam

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,362 Meloxicam users)

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 1,420 Foot, leg, and ankle swelling patients)

On Feb, 15, 2015: 9,111 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 4 people (0.04%) have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling.

Trend of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling in Meloxicam reports

Time on Meloxicam when people have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling75.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Meloxicam * :

FemaleMale
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling75.00%25.00%

Age of people who have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Meloxicam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

Severity of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Meloxicam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Foot, leg, and ankle swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Acid reflux (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Hypogonadism (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Adhesive capsulitis (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Acne cystic (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Lower leg pain (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Eurycoma longifolia (1 people, 25.00%)
  2. Chrysin (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Tongkat ali (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Tribulis terrestris (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Spironolactone (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • After being off medication just over a week, swelling is almost gone....but now 4 nodules have appeared on my shins. After doing online reseach I believe these, in addition to initial swelling, to be attributed to meloxicam. Ankle pain and swelling I was experiencing got so bad I had to resort to a walker in the mornins......I am 48. Currently taking generic ibuprofen and feeling much better.. Hopefully these nodules will not worsen and will disappear.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • I began taking Oracea two days ago. I have severely swollen ankles, feet, toes, and lower legs. There is also an itchy rash on my lower legs.

    Reply

    Becky on Jun, 8, 2011:

    After taking only 3 days of Meloxicam, I have noticible swelling of the left foot. I am taking the drug due to swelling of my left knee 4 months after knee surgery.

    Reply

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