Review: could Arimidex cause Mood Altered?


Mood altered is found among people who take Arimidex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, 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, 219 have Mood altered. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood altered and more.

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Arimidex has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Arimidex 15,567 users)

Mood Altered

Mood altered (changes in mood) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, mood swings, agitation, drowsiness, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 27,177 Mood altered patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

15,308 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex.
Among them, 219 people (1.43%) have Mood Altered

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Arimidex cause Mood altered?

Time on Arimidex when people have Mood Altered *:

  • < 1 month: 17.65 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 26.47 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.82 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.88 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Mood Altered when taking Arimidex *:

  • female: 98.62 %
  • male: 1.38 %

Age of people who have Mood Altered when taking Arimidex *:

  • 0-1: 0.56 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.56 %
  • 30-39: 7.22 %
  • 40-49: 8.33 %
  • 50-59: 26.11 %
  • 60+: 57.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (119 people)
  • Breast Cancer Female (19 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (15 people)
  • Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (13 people)
  • Hypertension (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (27 people)
  • Zantac (25 people)
  • Tamoxifen Citrate (21 people)
  • Synthroid (21 people)
  • Oxycontin (20 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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