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Review: could Arimidex cause Pulmonary hypertension?





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 14,508 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

Arimidex has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Arimidex 14,949 users)

Pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, depression, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.(latest reports from Pulmonary hypertension 25,854 patients)

On Dec, 8, 2014: 14,508 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 62 people (0.43%) have Pulmonary Hypertension.

Trend of Pulmonary hypertension in Arimidex reports

Time on Arimidex when people have Pulmonary hypertension * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pulmonary hypertension0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pulmonary hypertension3.12%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.25%7.81%17.19%65.62%

Severity of Pulmonary hypertension when taking Arimidex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pulmonary hypertension ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (23 people, 37.10%)
  2. Pain (12 people, 19.35%)
  3. Metastases to bone (7 people, 11.29%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (7 people, 11.29%)
  5. Hypertension (5 people, 8.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (36 people, 58.06%)
  2. Aredia (29 people, 46.77%)
  3. Faslodex (23 people, 37.10%)
  4. Lovenox (22 people, 35.48%)
  5. Aspirin (20 people, 32.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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