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 9,122 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 has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,377 Meloxicam users)
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 Apr, 13, 2015: 9,117 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 179 people (1.96%) have Sleepiness.
Time on Meloxicam when people have Sleepiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Meloxicam * :
Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Meloxicam * :
Severity of Sleepiness when taking Meloxicam ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Sleepiness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (24 people, 13.41%)
- Depression (20 people, 11.17%)
- Multiple myeloma (20 people, 11.17%)
- Arthritis (18 people, 10.06%)
- Pain (18 people, 10.06%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Omeprazole (48 people, 26.82%)
- Aspirin (48 people, 26.82%)
- Zoloft (36 people, 20.11%)
- Atenolol (28 people, 15.64%)
- Lisinopril (28 people, 15.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Escitalopram for a 30-year old man with Borderline Personality Disorder. The patient has Hypersomnia
- A study of drug interactions between Meloxicam, Diovan, Omeprazole, Zolpidem, Alprazolam, Provera, Zyrtec Allergy, Lexapro, Topamax for a 41-year old woman with Arthritis, High Blood Pressure, Gerd, Insomnia, Anxiety Disorder, Endometriosis, Allergic Sinusitis, Depression, Bipolar. The patient has Teeth Grinding And Clenching
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