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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 High blood pressure. We study 9,133 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 has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,387 Meloxicam users)

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,953 Sleepiness patients)

On May, 13, 2015: 9,122 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 179 people (1.96%) 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • I have a fall and my knee started hurting really bad. went to the doctor ,had rxrays and the doctor put me on meloxicam after the second week I had blood in my urine she took me off for a week . but me back on and now I have the same problem(blood in the urine) she now states I nee to see a urologyist, why ?? I have never had blood in my urine until I took this medication. pleas explain what I need to do.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Took Kirkland Sleep Aid for four consecutive nights. Woke up on the fifth morning with strong heart palpitations every 15 to 20 minutes, which have continued over the past 36 hours consistently. Am now experiencing tightness of chest too.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • New symptoms in last few weeks including blisters on feet, constipation, upset stomach, severely reduced appetite, increased heartburn, acid reflux, nausea,tingling in hands and feet, numbness in toes, increased sensitivity to light and touch.

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