Review: could Meloxicam cause Shingles?
This is a review of Shingles (Herpes zoster) by studying 8,410 people who take Meloxicam. We analyze: the time on Meloxicam when people have Shingles, gender and age of these people, the severity of Shingles, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Meloxicam. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Meloxicam (latest outcomes from 10,232 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis, osteoarthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Meloxicam include pain, pain exacerbated, joint pain, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) (latest reports from 112,859 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure.
On Mar, 11, 2014: 8,410 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 70 people (0.83%) have Shingles. They amount to 0.06% of all the 112,859 people who have Shingles.
Time on Meloxicam when people have Shingles * :
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Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Meloxicam * :
Age of people who have Shingles when taking Meloxicam * :
Severity of Shingles when taking Meloxicam ** :
How people recovered from Shingles ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (40 people, 57.14%)
- Osteoporosis (10 people, 14.29%)
- Pain (9 people, 12.86%)
- Prophylaxis (6 people, 8.57%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 8.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (20 people, 28.57%)
- Humira (20 people, 28.57%)
- Methotrexate (18 people, 25.71%)
- Folic acid (16 people, 22.86%)
- Vitamin d (14 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I had taken Mobic for only 3 days,when I had a severe attack of vertigo
and had to call 911. Then I din't take Mobic for 2 days and when I did take it it caused severe nausea,so I called Dr and he said to stop it. Now exactly 1 week after vertigo ,I have shingles.
Marjorie on Sep, 19, 2012:
Shingles were already in your body from the time you had Chicken Pox. Just a happenstance it showed up close to Mobic time. For everyone it's a waiting game. Had you had your vaccination which does not offer 100% but helps a lot.
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