Review: could Arimidex cause Pulmonary hypertension?
We study 14,502 people who have side effects while taking Arimidex from FDA and social media. Among them, 62 have Pulmonary hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Pulmonary hypertension and more.
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Arimidex (latest outcomes from 14,946 users) has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.
Pulmonary hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery) (latest reports from 95,502 patients) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, depression, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.
On Aug, 22, 2014: 14,501 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 62 people (0.43%) have Pulmonary Hypertension. They amount to 0.06% of all the 95,445 people who have Pulmonary Hypertension on eHealthMe.
Time on Arimidex when people have Pulmonary hypertension * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Pulmonary hypertension||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Pulmonary hypertension when taking Arimidex * :
|Pulmonary hypertension||3.12%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.25%||7.81%||17.19%||65.62% |
Severity of Pulmonary hypertension when taking Arimidex ** :
How people recovered from Pulmonary hypertension ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (23 people, 37.10%)
- Pain (12 people, 19.35%)
- Metastases to bone (7 people, 11.29%)
- Multiple myeloma (7 people, 11.29%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 8.06%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (36 people, 58.06%)
- Aredia (29 people, 46.77%)
- Faslodex (23 people, 37.10%)
- Lovenox (22 people, 35.48%)
- Aspirin (20 people, 32.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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