Review: could Arimidex cause Heart pounding or racing?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 12, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 14,462 people who take Arimidex. Among them, 172 have Heart pounding or racing. See who they are, when they have Heart pounding or racing and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Arimidex (latest outcomes from 14,915 users) has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer, breast cancer female. Commonly reported side effects of Arimidex include joint pain, pain exacerbated, pain, fatigue, hot flush.
Heart pounding or racing
Heart pounding or racing (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 306,636 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Mar, 2, 2014: 13,489 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 172 people (1.28%) have Heart Pounding Or Racing.
Time on Arimidex when people have Heart pounding or racing * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart pounding or racing||28.00%||28.00%||12.00%||4.00%||28.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Heart pounding or racing when taking Arimidex * :
|Heart pounding or racing||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.94%||36.42%||56.65% |
Severity of Heart pounding or racing when taking Arimidex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart pounding or racing||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart pounding or racing ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heart pounding or racing||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (61 people, 35.47%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (29 people, 16.86%)
- Blood cholesterol (27 people, 15.70%)
- Aortic valve incompetence (25 people, 14.53%)
- Haemorrhage (25 people, 14.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (85 people, 49.42%)
- Aredia (75 people, 43.60%)
- Dilaudid (45 people, 26.16%)
- Calcium (43 people, 25.00%)
- Neurontin (42 people, 24.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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