Review: could Meloxicam cause Muscle spasms?
We study 9,049 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 162 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms and more.
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Meloxicam (latest outcomes from 10,291 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.
Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) (latest reports from 349,893 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 9,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 161 people (1.78%) have Muscle Spasms. They amount to 0.05% of all the 349,805 people who have Muscle Spasms on eHealthMe.
Time on Meloxicam when people have Muscle spasms * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle spasms||25.00%||56.25%||0.00%||0.00%||18.75%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Meloxicam * :
|Muscle spasms||78.82%||21.18% |
Age of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Meloxicam * :
|Muscle spasms||0.00%||0.00%||2.08%||0.69%||4.86%||7.64%||28.47%||56.25% |
Severity of Muscle spasms when taking Meloxicam ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle spasms||25.00%||25.00%||25.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle spasms ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle spasms||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (28 people, 17.39%)
- Arthritis (23 people, 14.29%)
- Diabetes mellitus (16 people, 9.94%)
- Osteoporosis (16 people, 9.94%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (15 people, 9.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (44 people, 27.33%)
- Vitamin d (30 people, 18.63%)
- Gabapentin (29 people, 18.01%)
- Cymbalta (27 people, 16.77%)
- Percocet (24 people, 14.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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