Could Femara cause Fever - from FDA reports


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 10,408 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA. Among them, 575 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 10,856 users)

Fever

Fever has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, hepatitis c (latest reports from 242,262 Fever patients).

On Jan, 09, 2017

10,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara.
Among them, 575 people (5.52%) have Fever


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Femara cause Fever?

Time on Femara when people have Fever *:

  • < 1 month: 13.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.32 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.78 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.8 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.69 %
  • 10+ years: 0.85 %

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Femara *:

  • female: 96.04 %
  • male: 3.96 %

Age of people who have Fever when taking Femara *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 0.83 %
  • 20-29: 0.41 %
  • 30-39: 1.04 %
  • 40-49: 20.54 %
  • 50-59: 42.95 %
  • 60+: 34.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (199 people, 34.61%)
  • Metastases To Bone (124 people, 21.57%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (99 people, 17.22%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (59 people, 10.26%)
  • Pain (49 people, 8.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (395 people, 68.70%)
  • Aredia (242 people, 42.09%)
  • Faslodex (145 people, 25.22%)
  • Tamoxifen Citrate (136 people, 23.65%)
  • Aromasin (133 people, 23.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (306 people, 53.22%)
  • Pain (302 people, 52.52%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (268 people, 46.61%)
  • Bone Disorder (261 people, 45.39%)
  • Fatigue (234 people, 40.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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