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Review: could Meloxicam cause High blood potassium level (Hyperkalemia)?





Summary: High blood potassium level is found among people who take Meloxicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Prophylaxis.

We study 9,085 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have High blood potassium level. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood potassium level and more.

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Meloxicam

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Meloxicam 10,334 users)

High blood potassium level

On Nov, 25, 2014: 9,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 36 people (0.40%) have High Blood Potassium Level.

Trend of High blood potassium level in Meloxicam reports

Time on Meloxicam when people have High blood potassium level * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood potassium level20.00%80.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have High blood potassium level when taking Meloxicam * :

FemaleMale
High blood potassium level55.26%44.74%

Age of people who have High blood potassium level when taking Meloxicam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood potassium level0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.78%16.67%80.56%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (5 people, 13.89%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 11.11%)
  3. Cardiac disorder (3 people, 8.33%)
  4. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (3 people, 8.33%)
  5. Hypercholesterolaemia (3 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Gabapentin (20 people, 55.56%)
  2. Aspirin (14 people, 38.89%)
  3. Metformin hcl (10 people, 27.78%)
  4. Humalog (10 people, 27.78%)
  5. Digoxin (10 people, 27.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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