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Review: could Arimidex cause Fluid retention?





Summary: Fluid retention 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 Flonase, and have Breast cancer.

We study 14,508 people who have side effects while taking Arimidex from FDA and social media. Among them, 53 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.

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Arimidex

Arimidex has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Arimidex 14,949 users)

Fluid retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Fluid retention 17,802 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 14,508 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 53 people (0.37%) have Fluid Retention.

Trend of Fluid retention in Arimidex reports

Time on Arimidex when people have Fluid retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fluid retention12.50%37.50%0.00%12.50%12.50%25.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Arimidex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fluid retention0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.64%29.79%59.57%

Severity of Fluid retention when taking Arimidex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fluid retention0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (24 people, 45.28%)
  2. Metastases to bone (8 people, 15.09%)
  3. Pain (7 people, 13.21%)
  4. Breast cancer female (5 people, 9.43%)
  5. Cardiac disorder (3 people, 5.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Flonase (11 people, 20.75%)
  2. Zometa (10 people, 18.87%)
  3. Coumadin (9 people, 16.98%)
  4. Nexium (9 people, 16.98%)
  5. Tamoxifen citrate (9 people, 16.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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