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 14,508 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 has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Arimidex 14,949 users)
Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Mood swings 24,705 patients)
On Nov, 29, 2014: 14,508 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 218 people (1.50%) have Mood Swings.
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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- I took 20mg fluoxitine daily for 11 years. my doctor increased the dosage to 40mg daily. within 3 weeks time, i started having night sweats. is this due to doubling the dose? (1 answer)
Could the generic for ARIMIDEX be a cause for the hair loss as well as the night sweats, instead of the fluxotine?. The doubling of fluxotine & the start of the anastrole both started at about the same time. Which one is mostlikely to be the culprit? I am going to stop one or both of them. I'm 89 yrs old and gonna die from something, and I don't want it to be the medication I'm taking to try and destroy the estrogen still being produced in this old body even though I no longer have my female organs. Also
my AST Liver function increased higher than normal by 9 points after I took it only 2 weeks. Would
this hormone cause that too?
- I'm interested in your study on anastrozole. i'm taking it and have so many side effects all in the form of pain. tylenol doesn't help and i can't take nsaids. i've only been on it for three months.
I have bad knee pain, trouble walking, standing, due to pain. Stiff neck. Headache. I live in two story home and stairs are painful to climb. I care for my 97 year old mother and I'm extremely crabby with her. I also work (necessarily) for three hours a day but not every day. I've been on the Anastrozole for three months. Do I need to continue the Anastrozole? My score for how aggressive my breast cancer was came back a "three."
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I stopped taking it about a year ago, my pulse rate is now below 100 , but my ankles swell, back hurts, bone pain.
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Arimidex is blocking estrogen production, Ginseng is balancing estrogen. Are they interfering with each other?
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