Review: could Arimidex cause Fluid retention?
Summary: Fluid retention is found among people who take Arimidex, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Flonase, and have Breast cancer. We study 14,521 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 has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 14,965 Arimidex users)
Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,467 Fluid retention patients)
On May, 8, 2015: 14,521 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 53 people (0.36%) have Fluid Retention.
Time on Arimidex when people have Fluid retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fluid retention||12.50%||37.50%||0.00%||12.50%||12.50%||25.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Arimidex * :
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.64%||29.79%||59.57% |
Severity of Fluid retention when taking Arimidex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Fluid retention||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (24 people, 45.28%)
- Metastases to bone (8 people, 15.09%)
- Pain (7 people, 13.21%)
- Breast cancer female (5 people, 9.43%)
- Cardiac disorder (3 people, 5.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Flonase (11 people, 20.75%)
- Zometa (10 people, 18.87%)
- Coumadin (9 people, 16.98%)
- Nexium (9 people, 16.98%)
- Tamoxifen citrate (9 people, 16.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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