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Femara, Topamax for a 54-year old woman

This is a personalized study for a 54 year old female patient who has Breast Cancer Female, Migraine. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9 female patients aged 54 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Femara (latest outcomes from 8,674 users) has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.

Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,565 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.

What are the conditions

Breast cancer female (latest reports from 94,415 patients) can be treated by Tamoxifen Citrate, Arimidex, Femara.

Migraine (headache) (latest reports from 173,300 patients) can be treated by Topamax, Imitrex, Topiramate, Maxalt, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Propranolol Hydrochloride.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 9 females aged 49 (±5) who take Femara, Topamax are studied

Femara, Topamax outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 49

Gender: female

Conditions: Breast Cancer Female, Migraine

Drugs taking:
- Femara (letrozole): used for 6 - 12 months
- Topamax - 25MG (topiramate): used for < 1 month

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Femara is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Topamax is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aLymphoedema
Pharyngeal Oedema
Throat Tightness
Abdominal Pain
Hyperhidrosis
Mental Status Changes
Burning Sensation
Diarrhoea
Anaemia
Haemorrhage

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Breast Cancer Female
- support group for people who have Migraine
- support group for people who take Femara
- support group for people who take Topamax

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  • Urea urine increased while taking topamax
    (Posted by a 51 year old man who has Blood Urea Increased, and takes Topamax)
    I was on Topamax to lose weight. It worked for me, I lost weight but my blood urea increased. I have to stop taking it.

  • Bone pain whilst taking letrozole
    (Posted by a 70 year old woman who has Severe Bone Pain And Fatigue, and takes Letrozole)
    Before having breast cancer I walked 10 miles a week, and did a 40 min exercise routine. Having had a lumpectomy followed by 15 radiation treatments, and then prescribed letrozole for 10 years, I can no longer do my 40 min exercise routine, nor the power walking that I have done for so many years. ...

  • Massive aggression within first 4 days at 50mg
    (Posted by a 34 year old woman who has Crying Fits, Pins And Needles Feet, Pins And Needles Hands, Aggression, and takes Topamax)
    am only taking 50mg and have only been taking it for 4 days(this is the evening of the 4th day)as a preventative for migraine headaches that I have suffered from from 16 years. I have had pins and needles in my hands and feet as well as spontaneous crying fits since day 2 and Major aggression since ...

  • Imetrix verses butalb/acet/caffeine
    (Posted by a 58 year old woman who has Migraines, and takes Imitrex)
    I have taken both Imitrex and Butalb/acet/caffeine and I have to say that Imitrex works far better than the other one! The substitute I was given for Imitrex doesn't even touch my migraine pain.

  • Wheezing stopped after topamax sessesion
    (Posted by a 62 year old woman who has Meniere's Disease, Fibromyalgia Syndrome, Migraines, and takes Fexofenadine Hydrochloride)
    Wheezing noted by primary physician in this non-smoker. Stopped Topamax per doctor's instruction. 48 hours later was examined by physician and noted that wheezing stopped.

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Common symptoms:

Women of age 50-59 with Breast Cancer Female:
  1. Joint pain (70 reports)
  2. Febrile neutropenia (63 reports)
  3. Nausea (51 reports)
  4. Pain (34 reports)
  5. White blood cell count decreased (33 reports)
  6. Agranulocytosis (31 reports)
  7. Headache (30 reports)
  8. Fatigue (30 reports)
  9. Diarrhea (26 reports)
  10. Dizziness (25 reports)
Women of age 50-59 with Migraine:
  1. Nausea (398 reports)
  2. Headache (351 reports)
  3. Fatigue (278 reports)
  4. Chest pain (277 reports)
  5. Dizziness (270 reports)
  6. High blood pressure (227 reports)
  7. Blood pressure management (227 reports)
  8. Nausea and vomiting (222 reports)
  9. Pain (218 reports)
  10. Depression (194 reports)

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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