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Review: could Meloxicam cause Neuropathy - sciatic nerve (Sciatica)?

Summary: Neuropathy - sciatic nerve is found among people who take Meloxicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Arthritis.

We study 9,122 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 have Neuropathy - sciatic nerve. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy - sciatic nerve and more.

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Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,377 Meloxicam users)

Neuropathy - sciatic nerve

Neuropathy - sciatic nerve (inflammation and swelling of the large sciatic nerve that originates from the exit of an intervertebral nerve) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 7,104 Neuropathy - sciatic nerve patients)

On Apr, 4, 2015: 9,117 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 48 people (0.53%) have Neuropathy - Sciatic Nerve.

Trend of Neuropathy - sciatic nerve in Meloxicam reports

Time on Meloxicam when people have Neuropathy - sciatic nerve * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Neuropathy - sciatic nerve100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Neuropathy - sciatic nerve when taking Meloxicam * :

Neuropathy - sciatic nerve81.63%18.37%

Age of people who have Neuropathy - sciatic nerve when taking Meloxicam * :

Neuropathy - sciatic nerve0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.78%36.11%61.11%

Severity of Neuropathy - sciatic nerve when taking Meloxicam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Neuropathy - sciatic nerve0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Neuropathy - sciatic nerve ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Neuropathy - sciatic nerve0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Arthritis (13 people, 27.08%)
  2. Pain (9 people, 18.75%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (9 people, 18.75%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (8 people, 16.67%)
  5. Osteoporosis (7 people, 14.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (20 people, 41.67%)
  2. Lyrica (18 people, 37.50%)
  3. Zometa (18 people, 37.50%)
  4. Dexamethasone (17 people, 35.42%)
  5. Vitamin e (17 people, 35.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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