Review: could Meloxicam cause Thin Blood?


Thin blood 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 Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 12,415 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA and social media. Among them, 154 have Thin blood. Find out below who they are, when they have Thin blood and more.

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Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Meloxicam 13,699 users)

Thin Blood

Thin blood has been reported by people with multi-organ failure, disease progression, haemorrhage, pancytopenia, dehydration (latest reports from 109,642 Thin blood patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

12,415 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 154 people (1.24%) have Thin Blood

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meloxicam cause Thin blood?

Time on Meloxicam when people have Thin Blood *:

  • < 1 month: 40.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Thin Blood when taking Meloxicam *:

  • female: 71.62 %
  • male: 28.38 %

Age of people who have Thin Blood when taking Meloxicam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.83 %
  • 30-39: 2.5 %
  • 40-49: 15.83 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 68.33 %

Severity if Thin Blood when taking Meloxicam **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (32 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (17 people)
  • Back Pain (12 people)
  • Pain (10 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (44 people)
  • Folic Acid (28 people)
  • Aspirin (28 people)
  • Femara (24 people)
  • Methotrexate (23 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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