Meloxicam and Shingles - from FDA reports
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 21,838 people who have side effects when taking Meloxicam from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 03, 2017
21,838 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 166 people (0.76%) have Shingles
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Meloxicam when people have Shingles *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
- 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: 76.22 %
- male: 23.78 %
Age of people who have Shingles when taking Meloxicam *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.75 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.5 %
- 30-39: 2.26 %
- 40-49: 8.27 %
- 50-59: 30.08 %
- 60+: 57.14 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (72 people, 43.37%)
- Pain (20 people, 12.05%)
- High Blood Pressure (18 people, 10.84%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (16 people, 9.64%)
- Osteoporosis (13 people, 7.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira (38 people, 22.89%)
- Methotrexate (34 people, 20.48%)
- Folic Acid (23 people, 13.86%)
- Lyrica (15 people, 9.04%)
- Cymbalta (15 people, 9.04%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (35 people, 21.08%)
- Pain (28 people, 16.87%)
- Gait Disturbance (23 people, 13.86%)
- Fall (23 people, 13.86%)
- Joint Swelling (19 people, 11.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Shingles when taking Meloxicam?
Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Meloxicam 24,054 users)
Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, crohn's disease (latest reports from 39,235 Shingles patients).
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