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 14,520 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 has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 14,961 Arimidex 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 52,154 Heart pounding or racing patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 14,520 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 172 people (1.18%) 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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