Arimidex and Headaches - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Headaches with Arimidex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,488 people who have side effects when taking Arimidex from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 06, 2017

16,488 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex.
Among them, 798 people (4.84%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Arimidex cause Headaches?

Time on Arimidex when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 16.2 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.72 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.68 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.63 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.99 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.79 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Arimidex *:

  • female: 95.65 %
  • male: 4.35 %

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Arimidex *:

  • 0-1: 0.3 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 0.6 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.75 %
  • 40-49: 10.49 %
  • 50-59: 28.64 %
  • 60+: 56.07 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (337 people, 42.23%)
  • Metastases To Bone (121 people, 15.16%)
  • Breast Cancer Female (66 people, 8.27%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (58 people, 7.27%)
  • High Blood Pressure (46 people, 5.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (242 people, 30.33%)
  • Aredia (155 people, 19.42%)
  • Taxotere (123 people, 15.41%)
  • Xeloda (107 people, 13.41%)
  • Tamoxifen Citrate (107 people, 13.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (334 people, 41.85%)
  • Fatigue (299 people, 37.47%)
  • Pain (261 people, 32.71%)
  • Nausea (260 people, 32.58%)
  • Back Pain (245 people, 30.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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