Arimidex and Pulmonary hypertension - from FDA reports


Summary

Pulmonary hypertension 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 16,488 people who have side effects while taking Arimidex from FDA. Among them, 75 have Pulmonary hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Pulmonary hypertension and more.

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Arimidex

Arimidex has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Arimidex 17,302 users)

Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery) has been reported by people with pulmonary hypertension, primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis (latest reports from 50,417 Pulmonary hypertension patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

16,488 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex.
Among them, 75 people (0.45%) have Pulmonary Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Arimidex cause Pulmonary hypertension?

Time on Arimidex when people have Pulmonary Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 71.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pulmonary Hypertension when taking Arimidex *:

  • female: 89.19 %
  • male: 10.81 %

Age of people who have Pulmonary Hypertension when taking Arimidex *:

  • 0-1: 2.82 %
  • 2-9: 1.41 %
  • 10-19: 1.41 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.41 %
  • 40-49: 9.86 %
  • 50-59: 19.72 %
  • 60+: 63.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (25 people, 33.33%)
  • Pain (12 people, 16.00%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (9 people, 12.00%)
  • Metastases To Bone (9 people, 12.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 10.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (45 people, 60.00%)
  • Aredia (34 people, 45.33%)
  • Faslodex (27 people, 36.00%)
  • Lovenox (25 people, 33.33%)
  • Nexium (22 people, 29.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (43 people, 57.33%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (42 people, 56.00%)
  • Enlarged Heart (42 people, 56.00%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (41 people, 54.67%)
  • Pleural Effusion (39 people, 52.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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