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Review: could Arimidex cause Therapy - radiation (Radiation therapy)?

Summary: Therapy - radiation is found among people who take Arimidex, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer.

We study 14,510 people who have side effects while taking Arimidex from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 have Therapy - radiation. Find out below who they are, when they have Therapy - radiation and more.

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Arimidex

Arimidex has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 14,957 Arimidex users)

Therapy - radiation

On Jan, 29, 2015: 14,510 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 92 people (0.63%) have Therapy - Radiation.

Trend of Therapy - radiation in Arimidex reports

Time on Arimidex when people have Therapy - radiation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Therapy - radiation0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%70.00%10.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Therapy - radiation when taking Arimidex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Therapy - radiation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.88%15.85%58.54%20.73%

Severity of Therapy - radiation when taking Arimidex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Therapy - radiation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (38 people, 41.30%)
  2. Breast cancer metastatic (37 people, 40.22%)
  3. Metastases to bone (24 people, 26.09%)
  4. Hypercalcaemia (15 people, 16.30%)
  5. Depression (14 people, 15.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (76 people, 82.61%)
  2. Taxotere (62 people, 67.39%)
  3. Aredia (56 people, 60.87%)
  4. Xeloda (56 people, 60.87%)
  5. Tamoxifen citrate (53 people, 57.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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