Meloxicam and Shingles - from FDA reports
Shingles 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 Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Shingles with Meloxicam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23,096 people who have side effects when taking Meloxicam from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Nov, 21, 2017
23,096 people reported to have side effects when taking Meloxicam.
Among them, 172 people (0.74%) have Shingles
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Meloxicam when people have Shingles *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 66.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Meloxicam *:
- female: 76.47 %
- male: 23.53 %
Age of people who have Shingles when taking Meloxicam *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.72 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.45 %
- 30-39: 2.17 %
- 40-49: 7.97 %
- 50-59: 28.99 %
- 60+: 58.7 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (74 people, 43.02%)
- High Blood Pressure (19 people, 11.05%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (16 people, 9.30%)
- Osteoporosis (13 people, 7.56%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (13 people, 7.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira (38 people, 22.09%)
- Methotrexate (34 people, 19.77%)
- Folic Acid (23 people, 13.37%)
- Synthroid (15 people, 8.72%)
- Cymbalta (15 people, 8.72%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (36 people, 20.93%)
- Gait Disturbance (23 people, 13.37%)
- Fall (23 people, 13.37%)
- Joint Swelling (20 people, 11.63%)
- Fatigue (19 people, 11.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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User reviews to the study
My husband has PBC and was diagnosed 20 years ago and as far as we know, it has not progressed. I was just wondering what effect Meloxicam would or could have on his liver if he asked his doctor to be put on it for his joint pain? Any info would truly be appreciated! Thank you
Last week I had surgery for a ruptured tendon in my lower left leg. I've taken Meloxicam for several years. From what I've read there seems to be others with this problem. I want to know why this wasn't listed as a side effect of this drug.
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