Review: could Arimidex cause Heart Pounding Or Racing?


Heart pounding or racing 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 15,308 people who have side effects while taking Arimidex from FDA and social media. Among them, 192 have Heart pounding or racing. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart pounding or racing and more.

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Arimidex has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Arimidex 15,713 users)

Heart Pounding Or Racing

Heart pounding or racing (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, weakness, heart palpitations, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 58,984 Heart pounding or racing patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

15,308 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex.
Among them, 192 people (1.25%) have Heart Pounding Or Racing

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Arimidex cause Heart pounding or racing?

Time on Arimidex when people have Heart Pounding Or Racing *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heart Pounding Or Racing when taking Arimidex *:

  • female: 88.17 %
  • male: 11.83 %

Age of people who have Heart Pounding Or Racing when taking Arimidex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.59 %
  • 40-49: 7.69 %
  • 50-59: 38.46 %
  • 60+: 53.25 %

Severity if Heart Pounding Or Racing when taking Arimidex **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 75 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Heart Pounding Or Racing **:

  • while on drug: 66.67 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (69 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (18 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (18 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (16 people)
  • Anxiety (14 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (78 people)
  • Aredia (66 people)
  • Neurontin (44 people)
  • Levaquin (43 people)
  • Aspirin (38 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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