Meloxicam and Thyroid disorder - from FDA reports


Summary

Thyroid disorder is found among people who take Meloxicam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 19,278 people who have side effects while taking Meloxicam from FDA. Among them, 26 have Thyroid disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Thyroid disorder and more.

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Meloxicam

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Meloxicam 21,448 users)

Thyroid Disorder

Thyroid disorder (thyroid diseases) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism (latest reports from 31,320 Thyroid disorder patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

19,278 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 26 people (0.13%) have Thyroid Disorder


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meloxicam cause Thyroid disorder?

Time on Meloxicam when people have Thyroid Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Thyroid Disorder when taking Meloxicam *:

  • female: 88.46 %
  • male: 11.54 %

Age of people who have Thyroid Disorder when taking Meloxicam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 26.67 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people, 23.08%)
  • Metastases To Bone (5 people, 19.23%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (4 people, 15.38%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 11.54%)
  • Arthritis (2 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (10 people, 38.46%)
  • Zometa (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Zoloft (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Celebrex (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Alprazolam (9 people, 34.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteoarthritis (12 people, 46.15%)
  • Weight Decreased (10 people, 38.46%)
  • Pain (10 people, 38.46%)
  • Fatigue (10 people, 38.46%)
  • Arthritis (10 people, 38.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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