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Review: could Arimidex cause Heart pounding or racing (Heart palpitations)?





Summary: 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 14,508 people who have side effects while taking Arimidex from FDA and social media. Among them, 172 have Heart pounding or racing. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart pounding or racing and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Arimidex and have Heart pounding or racing >>>

Arimidex

Arimidex has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Arimidex 14,949 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 high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.(latest reports from Heart pounding or racing 50,967 patients)

On Nov, 22, 2014: 14,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 172 people (1.19%) have Heart Pounding Or Racing.

Trend of Heart pounding or racing in Arimidex reports

Time on Arimidex when people have Heart pounding or racing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart pounding or racing28.00%28.00%12.00%4.00%28.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Heart pounding or racing when taking Arimidex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart pounding or racing0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.94%36.42%56.65%

Severity of Heart pounding or racing when taking Arimidex ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart pounding or racing0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Heart pounding or racing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heart pounding or racing50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (61 people, 35.47%)
  2. Breast cancer metastatic (29 people, 16.86%)
  3. Blood cholesterol (27 people, 15.70%)
  4. Aortic valve incompetence (25 people, 14.53%)
  5. Haemorrhage (25 people, 14.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (85 people, 49.42%)
  2. Aredia (75 people, 43.60%)
  3. Dilaudid (45 people, 26.16%)
  4. Calcium (43 people, 25.00%)
  5. Neurontin (42 people, 24.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Biotin and heart races? connection?
    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Heart Pounding Or Racing, and takes Biotin)
    About 2 weeks ago I started on 3mg of Biotin a day. After about 4 days my heart started racing for period. It was uncomfortable and distracting. It's been nearly 2 weeks now and it's settled some but in the evening it comes back. Occassionaly during the day. Maybe at night I just notice it more but ...
  • Can biotin cause prolonged heart racing?
    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Heart Pounding Or Racing, and takes Biotin)
    I started taking 3mg of biotin a day for about 3 or 4 days. I noticed my heart racing which was unusual for me. None before starting biotin. I've stopped over a week ago, going on 2 weeks and my heart still races. More at night or maybe I notice it more at night. No, I would notice it during the day ...
  • I'm interested in your study on anastrozole. i'm taking it and have so many side effects all in the form of pain. tylenol doesn't help and i can't take nsaids. i've only been on it for three months.
    (Asked by a 69 year old woman who has Pain, and takes Anastrozole)
    I have bad knee pain, trouble walking, standing, due to pain. Stiff neck. Headache. I live in two story home and stairs are painful to climb. I care for my 97 year old mother and I'm extremely crabby with her. I also work (necessarily) for three hours a day but not every day. I've been on the Anastr ...
  • Does yur ankles swell after stopping arimidex (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 81 year old woman who has Breast Cancer In Situ, and takes Arimidex)
    I stopped taking it about a year ago, my pulse rate is now below 100 , but my ankles swell, back hurts, bone pain.
  • Does it produce vitamin k
    (Asked by a 70 year old man who has Sintrom, Irregular Heartbeat)
    he had stroke 5 years ago, he is taking sintrom, irregular heart beat

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