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Meloxicam

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4.6  Effectiveness
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RateADrug users have reported 4 Meloxicam side effects and 2 Meloxicam benefits.

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Effectiveness of Meloxicam by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Meloxicam, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 4.7% 90.7% 2.3% 2.3%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 4.7% 79.1% 14% 2.3%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 85.7% 2.4% 11.9%
Breathing 0% 0% 88.4% 9.3% 2.3%
Confidence 0% 4.7% 86% 7% 2.3%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 9.1% 84.1% 4.5% 2.3%
Digestion 0% 2.3% 93% 4.7% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 6.8% 86.4% 4.5% 2.3%
Energy 0% 16.3% 67.4% 14% 2.3%
Eyesight 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Memory 2.4% 2.4% 85.7% 7.1% 2.4%
Mental Clarity 2.3% 2.3% 88.4% 2.3% 4.7%
Pain 11.6% 20.9% 39.5% 16.3% 11.6%
Patience 0% 2.3% 88.4% 9.3% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 4.8% 85.7% 2.4% 7.1%
Skin Complexion 0% 2.4% 92.9% 4.8% 0%
Sleep 2.3% 9.3% 74.4% 11.6% 2.3%
Stress Level 0% 9.3% 76.7% 9.3% 4.7%
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Commonly Reported Meloxicam Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 89.5% 2.6% 7.9% 0% 0%
Anxiety 82.4% 11.8% 5.9% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 77.8% 11.1% 11.1% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 88.2% 5.9% 5.9% 0% 0%
Bruising 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 90.9% 0% 9.1% 0% 0%
Cold Symptoms 94.1% 0% 0% 5.9% 0%
Confusion 88.2% 5.9% 0% 5.9% 0%
Congestion 90.9% 0% 0% 9.1% 0%
Constipation 90.9% 0% 4.5% 4.5% 0%
Depression 82.8% 13.8% 3.4% 0% 0%
Diarrhea 82.1% 3.6% 14.3% 0% 0%
Difficulty Urinating 96.3% 3.7% 0% 0% 0%
Dizziness 80% 15% 2.5% 2.5% 0%
Drowsiness 79.3% 13.8% 6.9% 0% 0%
Dry Mouth 77.8% 11.1% 7.4% 3.7% 0%
Eye / Vision Problems 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Fatigue 74.4% 17.9% 5.1% 2.6% 0%
Fever 96.6% 3.4% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 64.7% 11.8% 17.6% 0% 5.9%
Headache 82.5% 10% 7.5% 0% 0%
Insomnia 83.3% 5.6% 5.6% 5.6% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 94.1% 5.9% 0% 0% 0%
Lethargy 88.9% 7.4% 0% 3.7% 0%
Mood Swings 94.1% 0% 0% 5.9% 0%
Movement Problems 92.6% 3.7% 0% 0% 3.7%
Muscle / Joint Pain 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 88.2% 5.9% 5.9% 0% 0%
Muscle Spasms 92.6% 3.7% 0% 3.7% 0%
Nausea 94.9% 2.6% 2.6% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 94.1% 0% 0% 5.9% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 88.2% 5.9% 0% 5.9% 0%
Slow Breathing 96.3% 3.7% 0% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 82.4% 5.9% 0% 11.8% 0%
Weak Skin 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Meloxicam Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Blurred Vision 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
Cough 83.3% 8.3% 8.3% 0% 0%
Dark / Tarry Stools 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
High Blood Pressure 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
Infection 90.9% 0% 9.1% 0% 0%
Itching 90.9% 9.1% 0% 0% 0%
Skin Problems 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Meloxicam
Since taking Meloxicam Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Fall 1%
Hospitalization 1%
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User Comments about Meloxicam
16 Aug 2012 The anti inflammatory properties of Meloxicam are great compared to the dosage one must take if it where any other Nsaid to produce comparable results.
   —Posted by music-jitsu
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17 Jul 2012 I had an eye event when I suffered a optic migraine...still not sure if it was associated with Meloxicam as I was under stress.
   —Posted by Anonymous
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29 Aug 2011 I was taking Ibuprophen and was told that it was not good for my weak stomach. I was prescribed meloxicam with omeprazole to help with my pain and swelling and not have it upset my stomach. It has worked.
   —Posted by Anonymous
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21 Jul 2011 I love meloxicam. I have a repeating ninty day Rx (1 15mg pill daily) but only take 3/4 X per week. I get daily exercise (swimming, walking, stretches) and tend to get stiff and sore cycliclly. A meloxicam will knock this out and works for 24+ hours. I've been taking meloxicam for 3/4 years now. My only worry is developing side effects &/or loss of effectiveness. My percautionary measure is to take less than perscribed.
   —Posted by cp in ashland
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20 Jul 2011 I wish I had been made aware that continued/prolonged use of Meloxicam could or would cause a rise in blood pressure. That information was not available in information sheets accompanying the med. Already have had borderline hypertention readings in the past and now bp readings are HIGH. I have been prescribed Meloxicam and have taken Meloxicam for almost a year now and the doctor asked me if I knew what was causing my blood pressure to be high. Really.
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