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Review: could Arimidex cause Headaches?

We study 14,502 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 (latest outcomes from 14,943 users) has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.

Headaches

Headaches (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,197,523 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 22, 2014: 14,501 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 673 people (4.64%) have Headaches. They amount to 0.06% of all the 1,207,864 people who have Headaches on eHealthMe.

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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