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Review: could Arimidex cause Headaches (Headache)?

Summary: Headaches 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 14,510 people who have side effects while taking Arimidex from FDA and social media. Among them, 673 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches 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)

Headaches

Headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 168,758 Headaches patients)

On Jan, 11, 2015: 14,510 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 673 people (4.64%) have Headaches.

Trend of Headaches in Arimidex reports

Time on Arimidex when people have Headaches * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headaches15.27%14.50%17.56%3.82%34.35%14.50%0.00%

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Arimidex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headaches0.31%0.00%0.16%0.00%5.03%10.38%31.60%52.52%

Severity of Headaches when taking Arimidex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headaches0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Headaches ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (302 people, 44.87%)
  2. Metastases to bone (98 people, 14.56%)
  3. Breast cancer female (51 people, 7.58%)
  4. Breast cancer metastatic (46 people, 6.84%)
  5. Pain (34 people, 5.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (224 people, 33.28%)
  2. Aredia (136 people, 20.21%)
  3. Aspirin (132 people, 19.61%)
  4. Tamoxifen citrate (125 people, 18.57%)
  5. Taxotere (124 people, 18.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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