Who have Lightheadedness with Meloxicam - from FDA reports


Lightheadedness 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 Lyrica, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 30,853 people who have side effects when taking Meloxicam from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 11, 2019

30,853 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 1,395 people (4.52%) have Lightheadedness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Meloxicam cause Lightheadedness?

Time on Meloxicam when people have Lightheadedness *:

  • < 1 month: 55.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.79 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.42 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.21 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.16 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.58 %
  • 10+ years: 1.05 %

Gender of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Meloxicam *:

  • female: 71.99 %
  • male: 28.01 %

Age of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Meloxicam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.83 %
  • 20-29: 1.2 %
  • 30-39: 7.28 %
  • 40-49: 12.17 %
  • 50-59: 24.15 %
  • 60+: 54.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 200 people, 14.34%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 166 people, 11.90%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol: 113 people, 8.10%
  4. Depression: 92 people, 6.59%
  5. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 79 people, 5.66%
  6. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 71 people, 5.09%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 68 people, 4.87%
  8. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 59 people, 4.23%
  9. Diabetes: 50 people, 3.58%
  10. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 48 people, 3.44%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lyrica: 154 people, 11.04%
  2. Humira: 129 people, 9.25%
  3. Cymbalta: 124 people, 8.89%
  4. Synthroid: 101 people, 7.24%
  5. Omeprazole: 97 people, 6.95%
  6. Methotrexate: 92 people, 6.59%
  7. Metformin: 92 people, 6.59%
  8. Vitamin D: 89 people, 6.38%
  9. Vitamin D3: 88 people, 6.31%
  10. Lipitor: 87 people, 6.24%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 395 people, 28.32%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 358 people, 25.66%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 318 people, 22.80%
  4. Weakness: 284 people, 20.36%
  5. Breathing Difficulty: 186 people, 13.33%
  6. Diarrhea: 186 people, 13.33%
  7. Fall: 174 people, 12.47%
  8. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 164 people, 11.76%
  9. Joint Pain: 164 people, 11.76%
  10. Nausea And Vomiting: 161 people, 11.54%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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