Review: could Arimidex cause Mood Swings?


Summary

Mood swings 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 swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings and more.

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Arimidex

Arimidex has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Arimidex 15,713 users)

Mood Swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with suicidal ideation, rashes, drug ineffective, fatigue, pain (latest reports from 28,902 Mood swings patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

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


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Arimidex cause Mood swings?

Time on Arimidex when people have Mood Swings *:

  • < 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 Swings when taking Arimidex *:

  • female: 98.62 %
  • male: 1.38 %

Age of people who have Mood Swings 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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