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 Preventive health care. We study 9,133 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 has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,387 Meloxicam users)
High blood potassium level
On May, 11, 2015: 9,122 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 36 people (0.39%) have High Blood Potassium Level.
Time on Meloxicam when people have High blood potassium level * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood potassium level||20.00%||80.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood potassium level when taking Meloxicam * :
|High blood potassium level||55.26%||44.74% |
Age of people who have High blood potassium level when taking Meloxicam * :
|High blood potassium level||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.78%||16.67%||80.56% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prophylaxis (5 people, 13.89%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 11.11%)
- Cardiac disorder (3 people, 8.33%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (3 people, 8.33%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (3 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Gabapentin (20 people, 55.56%)
- Aspirin (14 people, 38.89%)
- Metformin hcl (10 people, 27.78%)
- Humalog (10 people, 27.78%)
- Digoxin (10 people, 27.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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