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Review: could Meloxicam cause Sleepiness (Drowsiness)?

Summary: Sleepiness 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 Hypertension.

We study 9,080 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 179 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.

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Meloxicam

Meloxicam (latest outcomes from 10,327 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) (latest reports from 494,636 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Nov, 13, 2014: 9,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 179 people (1.97%) have Sleepiness.

Trend of Sleepiness in Meloxicam reports

Time on Meloxicam when people have Sleepiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleepiness38.10%14.29%28.57%9.52%0.00%4.76%4.76%

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Meloxicam * :

FemaleMale
Sleepiness61.33%38.67%

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Meloxicam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleepiness0.00%0.00%0.62%0.62%3.09%13.58%25.31%56.79%

Severity of Sleepiness when taking Meloxicam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleepiness7.69%23.08%38.46%30.77%

How people recovered from Sleepiness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleepiness33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (24 people, 13.41%)
  2. Depression (20 people, 11.17%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (20 people, 11.17%)
  4. Arthritis (18 people, 10.06%)
  5. Pain (18 people, 10.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (48 people, 26.82%)
  2. Aspirin (48 people, 26.82%)
  3. Zoloft (36 people, 20.11%)
  4. Atenolol (28 people, 15.64%)
  5. Lisinopril (28 people, 15.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I am the one in the books on the study of ITP. in 1976 I had my spleen removed as the result of the disease. at that time I was 16. now I am 54 and scarred that if I take any kind of blood thinner this may cause the disease to return. Should I be taking Meloxicam with it being somewhat of a blood ...

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    I have had 2 attacks which included: Intermittent Low Grade Fever, Hand Tremor, Hand Grasping , and Feelings Of Worthlessness. I have osteopenia and chronic liver cirrhosis.

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