Review: could Arimidex cause Degenerative joint disease (Osteoarthritis)?
Summary: Degenerative joint disease is found among people who take Arimidex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer.
We study 14,520 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 has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 14,961 Arimidex users)
Degenerative joint disease
Degenerative joint disease (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 33,267 Degenerative joint disease patients)
On Mar, 16, 2015: 14,520 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 589 people (4.06%) have Degenerative Joint Disease.
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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