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Review: could Meloxicam cause High blood potassium level?

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

We study 9,018 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 (latest outcomes from 10,257 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 9,016 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 36 people (0.40%) have High Blood Potassium Level. They amount to 0.02% of all the 183,319 people who have High Blood Potassium Level on eHealthMe.

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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