Review: could Femara cause Fever?


Summary

Fever is found among people who take Femara, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer . We study 10,420 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA and social media. Among them, 570 have Fever. Find out below who they are, when they have Fever and more.

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Femara

Femara has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Femara 10,656 users)

Fever

Fever has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, erythema multiforme, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective (latest reports from 236,516 Fever patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

10,420 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara.
Among them, 570 people (5.47%) have Fever


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Femara cause Fever?

Time on Femara when people have Fever *:

  • < 1 month: 13.68 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 49.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.4 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.84 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.95 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.71 %
  • 10+ years: 0.85 %

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Femara *:

  • female: 96.01 %
  • male: 3.99 %

Age of people who have Fever when taking Femara *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 0.84 %
  • 20-29: 0.42 %
  • 30-39: 1.05 %
  • 40-49: 20.75 %
  • 50-59: 42.77 %
  • 60+: 33.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (197 people, 34.56%)
  • Metastases To Bone (124 people, 21.75%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (97 people, 17.02%)
  • Anxiety (59 people, 10.35%)
  • Pain (48 people, 8.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (394 people, 69.12%)
  • Aredia (242 people, 42.46%)
  • Faslodex (145 people, 25.44%)
  • Tamoxifen Citrate (136 people, 23.86%)
  • Aromasin (132 people, 23.16%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (305 people, 53.51%)
  • Pain (301 people, 52.81%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (268 people, 47.02%)
  • Bone Disorder (261 people, 45.79%)
  • Fatigue (231 people, 40.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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