Review: could Meloxicam cause High Blood Sugar?


High blood sugar 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 Zometa, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 12,415 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 50 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Meloxicam 12,687 users)

High Blood Sugar

High blood sugar has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, multi-organ failure, blood glucose increased, sepsis, nausea (latest reports from 18,097 High blood sugar patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

12,415 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 50 people (0.4%) have High Blood Sugar

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meloxicam cause High blood sugar?

Time on Meloxicam when people have High Blood Sugar *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Meloxicam *:

  • female: 54 %
  • male: 46 %

Age of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Meloxicam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2 %
  • 30-39: 4 %
  • 40-49: 6 %
  • 50-59: 14 %
  • 60+: 74 %

Severity if High Blood Sugar when taking Meloxicam **:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from High Blood Sugar **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (7 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (7 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (7 people)
  • Trismus (5 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (18 people)
  • Lisinopril (17 people)
  • Prednisone (15 people)
  • Lortab (14 people)
  • Peridex (13 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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