Review: could Faslodex cause Nerve pain (Neuralgia)?
Summary: Nerve pain is found among people who take Faslodex, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer. We study 2,988 people who have side effects while taking Faslodex from FDA and social media. Among them, 87 have Nerve pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Nerve pain and more.
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Faslodex has active ingredients of fulvestrant. It is often used in breast cancer metastatic. (latest outcomes from 3,018 Faslodex users)
Nerve pain (pain in one or more nerves) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, pain, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 17,942 Nerve pain patients)
On May, 22, 2015: 2,988 people reported to have side effects when taking Faslodex. Among them, 87 people (2.91%) have Nerve Pain.
Time on Faslodex when people have Nerve pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Nerve pain||0.00%||3.23%||3.23%||93.55%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Nerve pain when taking Faslodex * :
|Nerve pain||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Nerve pain when taking Faslodex * :
|Nerve pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.41%||70.59%||20.00% |
Severity of Nerve pain when taking Faslodex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Nerve pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Nerve pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Nerve pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (45 people, 51.72%)
- Hypercalcaemia (28 people, 32.18%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (27 people, 31.03%)
- Metastases to bone (13 people, 14.94%)
- Fungal infection (10 people, 11.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (80 people, 91.95%)
- Protonix (63 people, 72.41%)
- Omeprazole (59 people, 67.82%)
- Xanax (57 people, 65.52%)
- Lyrica (57 people, 65.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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