Arimidex and Shortness of breath - from FDA reports


Summary

Shortness of breath 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. This review analyzes which people have Shortness of breath with Arimidex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,852 people who have side effects when taking Arimidex from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 27, 2017

16,852 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex.
Among them, 908 people (5.39%) have Shortness Of Breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Arimidex cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Arimidex when people have Shortness Of Breath *:

  • < 1 month: 20.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.21 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.42 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.54 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Arimidex *:

  • female: 95.67 %
  • male: 4.33 %

Age of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Arimidex *:

  • 0-1: 0.53 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.4 %
  • 20-29: 0.4 %
  • 30-39: 5.74 %
  • 40-49: 7.34 %
  • 50-59: 30.71 %
  • 60+: 54.87 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (391 people, 43.06%)
  • Metastases To Bone (160 people, 17.62%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (156 people, 17.18%)
  • High Blood Pressure (78 people, 8.59%)
  • Depression (52 people, 5.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (456 people, 50.22%)
  • Aredia (298 people, 32.82%)
  • Faslodex (227 people, 25.00%)
  • Taxotere (199 people, 21.92%)
  • Tamoxifen Citrate (174 people, 19.16%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (389 people, 42.84%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (385 people, 42.40%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (345 people, 38.00%)
  • Joint Pain (308 people, 33.92%)
  • Fatigue (294 people, 32.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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