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Review: could Meloxicam cause Sleepiness?

We study 9,047 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 10,288 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) (latest reports from 494,568 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 9,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam. Among them, 179 people (1.98%) have Sleepiness. They amount to 0.04% of all the 494,474 people who have Sleepiness on eHealthMe.

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 (1 week ago):

  • I have continuously had the almost identical nightmare over and over again. I wake up scared, feeling like it actually happened, and I am then afraid to go back to sleep.

    Reply

    sunny red on Jul, 21, 2014:

    29, male, African American... what u had was called sleep paralysis a.k.a hypnofogic sleep. Ur ur eyes and brain woke up during r.e.m sleep, but ur body remained sleeping. Very scary as the images can be seen, felt, smelled, and heard... I have it at times

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