Review: could Meloxicam cause High blood sugar?
Summary: High blood sugar could be caused by Meloxicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 9,016 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Meloxicam (latest outcomes from 10,257 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis, osteoarthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Meloxicam include pain exacerbated, pain, nausea, nausea aggravated, joint pain.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 141,595 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Apr, 15, 2014: 9,016 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 44 people (0.49%) have High Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.03% of all the 140,517 people who have High Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.
Time on Meloxicam when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Meloxicam * :
|High blood sugar||58.70%||41.30% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Meloxicam * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.35%||2.17%||10.87%||82.61% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Meloxicam ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (9 people, 20.45%)
- Diabetes mellitus (8 people, 18.18%)
- Metastases to bone (7 people, 15.91%)
- Prophylaxis (6 people, 13.64%)
- Adverse drug reaction (4 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (15 people, 34.09%)
- Lisinopril (14 people, 31.82%)
- Prednisone (14 people, 31.82%)
- Methotrexate (13 people, 29.55%)
- Aspirin (13 people, 29.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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