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Review: could Meloxicam cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?





Summary: Muscle pain is found among people who take Meloxicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Arthritis.

We study 9,085 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 156 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain 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)

Muscle pain

Muscle pain (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Muscle pain 73,389 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 9,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 156 people (1.72%) have Muscle Pain.

Trend of Muscle pain in Meloxicam reports

Time on Meloxicam when people have Muscle pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle pain36.36%9.09%36.36%0.00%9.09%0.00%9.09%

Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Meloxicam * :

FemaleMale
Muscle pain66.03%33.97%

Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Meloxicam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle pain0.00%0.00%2.34%1.56%4.69%9.38%21.09%60.94%

Severity of Muscle pain when taking Meloxicam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle pain0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Arthritis (21 people, 13.46%)
  2. Osteoporosis (17 people, 10.90%)
  3. Hypertension (16 people, 10.26%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (16 people, 10.26%)
  5. Pain (14 people, 8.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (37 people, 23.72%)
  2. Simvastatin (30 people, 19.23%)
  3. Atenolol (30 people, 19.23%)
  4. Humira (21 people, 13.46%)
  5. Lipitor (20 people, 12.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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