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Review: could Arimidex cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (Fatigue)?

Summary: Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness is found among people who take Arimidex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer.

We study 14,516 people who have side effects while taking Arimidex from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,039 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. Find out below who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness and more.

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Arimidex

Arimidex has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 14,957 Arimidex users)

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,498 Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 14,516 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 1,039 people (7.16%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness.

Trend of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness in Arimidex reports

Time on Arimidex when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness8.60%24.19%17.74%12.37%21.51%15.59%0.00%

Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Arimidex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.62%0.00%0.00%0.10%5.03%7.59%25.03%61.64%

Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Arimidex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%44.44%55.56%0.00%

How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (475 people, 45.72%)
  2. Metastases to bone (136 people, 13.09%)
  3. Hypertension (80 people, 7.70%)
  4. Breast cancer metastatic (66 people, 6.35%)
  5. Pain (63 people, 6.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (369 people, 35.51%)
  2. Aredia (225 people, 21.66%)
  3. Taxotere (189 people, 18.19%)
  4. Tamoxifen citrate (161 people, 15.50%)
  5. Aspirin (155 people, 14.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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