Review: could Arimidex cause Degenerative joint disease?
We study 14,496 people who have side effects while taking Arimidex from FDA and social media. Among them, 589 have Degenerative joint disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Degenerative joint disease and more.
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Arimidex (latest outcomes from 14,937 users) has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.
Degenerative joint disease
Degenerative joint disease (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint) (latest reports from 245,065 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 14,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 589 people (4.06%) have Degenerative Joint Disease. They amount to 0.24% of all the 244,749 people who have Degenerative Joint Disease on eHealthMe.
Time on Arimidex when people have Degenerative joint disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Degenerative joint disease||5.08%||3.39%||3.39%||16.95%||55.93%||15.25%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Degenerative joint disease when taking Arimidex * :
|Degenerative joint disease||0.18%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||9.84%||35.70%||43.17% |
Severity of Degenerative joint disease when taking Arimidex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Degenerative joint disease||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Degenerative joint disease ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Degenerative joint disease||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (265 people, 44.99%)
- Metastases to bone (175 people, 29.71%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (87 people, 14.77%)
- Pain (65 people, 11.04%)
- Osteoporosis (41 people, 6.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (456 people, 77.42%)
- Aredia (289 people, 49.07%)
- Tamoxifen citrate (247 people, 41.94%)
- Taxotere (229 people, 38.88%)
- Ambien (186 people, 31.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I was on this drug for 18 months and had horrendous bone pains, heterogeneous liver, did not have osteoporosis before I took it, whilst taking it developed it, and degenerative disc disease, heterogeneous liver which cleared up after stopping a year early, and lost my kidney that rapidly decreased.
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