Review: could Anastrozole cause Hyperthyroidism?


Hyperthyroidism is reported only by a few people who take Anastrozole. We study 2,383 people who have side effects while taking Anastrozole from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Hyperthyroidism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hyperthyroidism and more.

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Anastrozole has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Anastrozole 4,115 users)


Hyperthyroidism (over activity of the thyroid gland) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, hypothyroidism, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 11,348 Hyperthyroidism patients).

On Oct, 01, 2016

2,383 people reported to have side effects when taking Anastrozole.
Among them, 2 people (0.08%) have Hyperthyroidism

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Anastrozole cause Hyperthyroidism?

Gender of people who have Hyperthyroidism when taking Anastrozole *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Hyperthyroidism when taking Anastrozole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 100 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Thyrotoxic Crisis (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type Ii (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Anxiety (1 person, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vicodin (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Oxycodone/apap (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Lisinopril (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Gabapentin (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Famvir /net/ (1 person, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Exposed Bone In Jaw (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Dyspnoea (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Diverticulum Intestinal (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Discomfort (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Diarrhoea (1 person, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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