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Review: could Femara cause Incontinence?

Summary: Incontinence is found among people who take Femara, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aredia, and have Breast cancer. We study 8,435 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Incontinence and more.

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Femara

Femara has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 8,682 Femara users)

Incontinence

Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 5,802 Incontinence patients)

On May, 11, 2015: 8,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara. Among them, 32 people (0.38%) have Incontinence.

Trend of Incontinence in Femara reports

Time on Femara when people have Incontinence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Incontinence0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Incontinence when taking Femara * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Incontinence0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%35.71%64.29%

Severity of Incontinence when taking Femara ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Incontinence ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (8 people, 25.00%)
  2. Pain (7 people, 21.88%)
  3. Osteoporosis (2 people, 6.25%)
  4. Metastases to bone (2 people, 6.25%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (2 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aredia (25 people, 78.12%)
  2. Zometa (23 people, 71.88%)
  3. Clindamycin (14 people, 43.75%)
  4. Keflex (13 people, 40.62%)
  5. Dilaudid (13 people, 40.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • My nails were really strong until I started taking Letrozole. Now they split vertically, and horizontally, cause hangnails and create ridges down every nail.
    Spoke to my GP who had no idea why they had started to spilt.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Haveaquestion on Mar, 24, 2015:

    I took bactrim for a UTI. But I developed urinary incontinence. I had some sort of reaction that's why I stopped taking the pill after three days. Tingling and numbness around my vaginal area. Will the Incontinence go away?

    Reply

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