Review: could Arimidex cause Fluid retention?
We study 14,502 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 (latest outcomes from 14,946 users) has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.
Fluid Retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,571 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 22, 2014: 14,501 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 53 people (0.37%) have Fluid Retention. They amount to 0.06% of all the 90,522 people who have Fluid Retention on eHealthMe.
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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