Meloxicam and High blood sugar - from FDA reports


High blood sugar is found among people who take Meloxicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Zometa, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 19,278 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA. Among them, 60 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 21,454 users)

High Blood Sugar

High blood sugar has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 24,119 High blood sugar patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

19,278 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 60 people (0.31%) have High Blood Sugar

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meloxicam cause High blood sugar?

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

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

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: 1.72 %
  • 30-39: 5.17 %
  • 40-49: 5.17 %
  • 50-59: 10.34 %
  • 60+: 77.59 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (15 people, 25.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (9 people, 15.00%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (8 people, 13.33%)
  • Metastases To Bone (7 people, 11.67%)
  • Diabetes (7 people, 11.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (18 people, 30.00%)
  • Methotrexate (17 people, 28.33%)
  • Lisinopril (17 people, 28.33%)
  • Prednisone (15 people, 25.00%)
  • Lortab (15 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (26 people, 43.33%)
  • Chest Pain (25 people, 41.67%)
  • Anaemia (20 people, 33.33%)
  • Osteoarthritis (19 people, 31.67%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (18 people, 30.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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