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. This review analyzes which people have High blood sugar with Meloxicam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,838 people who have side effects when taking Meloxicam from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 04, 2017

21,838 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 60 people (0.27%) 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.

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