What are the side effects of meloxicam?

Seek immediate medical attention if you have any symptoms of these serious medical problems: weakness in one part or side of the body, chest pain, shortness of breath, or slurred speech. Meloxicam may raise your risk of a stroke or heart attack.
Go to the emergency room and call you doctor if you have vomit that is bloody or looks like coffee grounds; stomach pain; heartburn; or black, tarry, or bloody stools. Meloxicam may also raise your risk of serious stomach and intestinal problems.
Additionally, watch for these other serious side effects of meloxicam that require the immediate advice of your doctor: blurred vision; nausea; skin rash; skin redness; pale skin blistering or peeling skin; hives; itching; welling of eyelids, throat, or lips; unexplained weight gain or swelling; unusual weakness or fatigue; yellowing of eyes or skin; fever; hoarseness; fast heartbeat; lack of energy; flu-like symptoms; cloudy, discolored, or bloody urine; difficult or painful urination; or back pain.
Meloxicam may also cause side effects that do not require immediate medical attention, such as constipation, diarrhea, gas, dizziness, or sore throat. Your doctor may suggest ways to alleviate these side effects.

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