Review: could Arimidex cause Mood swings?
We study 14,502 people who have side effects while taking Arimidex from FDA and social media. Among them, 218 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings and more.
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Arimidex (latest outcomes from 14,943 users) has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.
Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) (latest reports from 121,175 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 14,501 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 218 people (1.50%) have Mood Swings. They amount to 0.18% of all the 121,098 people who have Mood Swings on eHealthMe.
Time on Arimidex when people have Mood swings * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Mood swings||24.24%||39.39%||18.18%||9.09%||3.03%||6.06%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Mood swings when taking Arimidex * :
|Mood swings||0.47%||0.00%||0.00%||0.47%||13.95%||6.98%||28.84%||49.30% |
Severity of Mood swings when taking Arimidex ** :
How people recovered from Mood swings ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (125 people, 57.34%)
- Pain (29 people, 13.30%)
- Sleep apnoea syndrome (26 people, 11.93%)
- Metastases to bone (20 people, 9.17%)
- Breast cancer female (18 people, 8.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (43 people, 19.72%)
- Zantac (37 people, 16.97%)
- Tamoxifen citrate (34 people, 15.60%)
- Ativan (33 people, 15.14%)
- Oxycontin (33 people, 15.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 weeks ago):
I cant control my anger..I have severe mood swings and lash out at people.I know that I feel like everyone is against me and trying to mess with my head.i don't want to get out of bed and I have a hard time functioning doing daily tasks.I get different feelings when im around others such as anxiety,depression,feeling like everyone is against me
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Numbness in my right foot, side of leg actually, waiting for hospital app to have this checked,
From this study (1 month ago):
I've always had mood swings and have suffered with depression throughout my life. Recently I started taking Benadryl at night to help with allergies. I found that it helped me sleep better also. I'm not sure if I'm just noticing that I may have a mood disorder that's always been there or if it is caused by the Benadryl requip combo
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