Meloxicam and Shingles - from FDA reports


Summary

Shingles is found among people who take Meloxicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Shingles with Meloxicam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23,096 people who have side effects when taking Meloxicam from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

23,096 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 172 people (0.74%) have Shingles


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meloxicam cause Shingles?

Time on Meloxicam when people have Shingles *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Meloxicam *:

  • female: 76.47 %
  • male: 23.53 %

Age of people who have Shingles when taking Meloxicam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.72 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.45 %
  • 30-39: 2.17 %
  • 40-49: 7.97 %
  • 50-59: 28.99 %
  • 60+: 58.7 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (74 people, 43.02%)
  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 11.05%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (16 people, 9.30%)
  • Osteoporosis (13 people, 7.56%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (13 people, 7.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (38 people, 22.09%)
  • Methotrexate (34 people, 19.77%)
  • Folic Acid (23 people, 13.37%)
  • Synthroid (15 people, 8.72%)
  • Cymbalta (15 people, 8.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (36 people, 20.93%)
  • Gait Disturbance (23 people, 13.37%)
  • Fall (23 people, 13.37%)
  • Joint Swelling (20 people, 11.63%)
  • Fatigue (19 people, 11.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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