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Review: could Arimidex cause Heart pounding or racing (Heart palpitations)?
We study 14,505 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.
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Arimidex (latest outcomes from 14,946 users) has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.
Heart pounding or racing
Heart pounding or racing (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,603 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Aug, 22, 2014: 14,501 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 172 people (1.19%) have Heart Pounding Or Racing. They amount to 0.05% of all the 314,544 people who have Heart Pounding Or Racing on eHealthMe.
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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