Review: could Arimidex cause Weight loss?
Summary: Weight loss is found among people who take Arimidex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, 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, 83 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.
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Arimidex has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Arimidex 14,949 users)
Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Weight loss 16,911 patients)
On Nov, 28, 2014: 14,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Arimidex. Among them, 83 people (0.57%) have Weight Loss.
Time on Arimidex when people have Weight loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight loss||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Arimidex * :
|Weight loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.53%||7.59%||32.91%||56.96% |
Severity of Weight loss when taking Arimidex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight loss||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight loss||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (24 people, 28.92%)
- Osteoporosis (20 people, 24.10%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (16 people, 19.28%)
- Anxiety (15 people, 18.07%)
- Prophylaxis (6 people, 7.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (44 people, 53.01%)
- Compazine (32 people, 38.55%)
- Keflex (31 people, 37.35%)
- Naproxen (30 people, 36.14%)
- Neurontin (29 people, 34.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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