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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 9,098 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 10,349 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 1,394 Foot, leg, and ankle swelling patients)

On Jan, 16, 2015: 9,098 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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  • I have been on cymbalta for about 2 yrs. within the last 3 months my legs and feet have been swelling. is that normal after taking the drug that long of a time? (1 answer)
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    Take Allegra for allergies.
    Take Lisinipril for high blood pressure
    Cymbalta for fibromyalgia and pain and depression, 60 mg
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    I am experiencing acute, debilitating pain due to the Chikungunya virus, which has reintroduced all of the previous painful symptoms I have,ongoing and in the past, from Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, tendonitis and severe headaches. It's in its 38th day and I am basically crippled from neck to feet. Have to sleep propped up as arms throb with pain when horizontal. The only thing that has subdued the pain slightly are Oxycocet and Ibuprofen, but the pain never goes away. My hands and feet are so inflammed it's difficult to perform even the smallest tasks of personal hygiene and housekeeping. I have difficulty controlling my bladder and often don't make it to the washroom in time. Just started on Demerol today so will no longer take the Oxycocet, but am concerned of the interactions with Demerol, Hydroxychloroquine and Tramadol Hydrochloride extended release tablets that I take daily for the Fibromyalgia and Arthritis. I have dealt with a great deal of pain through the years, but I now have the pain of every serious illness I have had in my lifetime, all at the same time. I honestly didn't think a person could deal with this much pain at once. I have tried and am still taking several vitamins and herbal supplements as well as drinking tons of water and eating really well. Lots of berries, dark vegetables, apples, yogurt and minimal meat. Taking turmeric, papaya leaf, ginger, cinnamon and boswellia for the inflammation. Taking minimal wheat products, sugar and no alcohol. Also, drinking green, fennel and nettle tea daily. I know this is a lot of information, but I really need help and wonder if anyone has any suggestions! Thanking you in advance!!!
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  • I took to tablets of meloxicam for pain in shoulder maybe pinched nerve but, my question is since it is an antiflammatory is it helping for my conjestion "common cold" it seems that after taken 2 dose (1 answer)
    I had radiating pain in the lower shoulder area for over a year. Since I stood home with a common cold w/ congestion I thought I would take this opportunity to treat myself to a drs visit for the ongoing pulsating pain in the shoulder.
    My dr. prescribed Meloxicam for my shoulder pain. Would this prescription also help with clearing up my congestion in my lungs for my common cold. It appears that after only takeing one pill the next day my cold is clearing up.
  • Woke up with swollen feet, legs and family member noticed i was slurring my speech and my mouth was drawn down in an abnormal position. i felt very out of it and spacey. i have had blood work drawn t
    Woke up with swollen feet, legs and family member noticed I was slurring my speech and my mouth was drawn down in an abnormal position. I felt very out of it and spacey. I have had blood work drawn today, CT of head, EKG and the doctor said I have what is called a "hard heart". I will see him tomorrow after all tests are in, but can you explain the term hard heart? Thank you

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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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