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Review: could Femara cause Incontinence?

Summary: Incontinence is found among people who take Femara, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aredia, and have Breast cancer.

We study 8,430 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 8,677 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 5,796 Incontinence patients)

On Jan, 5, 2015: 8,430 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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  • Plantar fasciitis and femara
    HELP!!! I have been on femara for 12 months, and at about 4 months I started getting plantar fasciitis. I now have plantar fasciitis in both feet and it is so painful that I am contemplating using a wheel chair. I cry daily from the pain, and sometimes wish I would just die. I was taking ibuprofen to help, but my onc had me stop due to liver issues. Is there anyone out there that can give me any advice or suggestions? I truly wish that I had just left the cancer alone, as my quality of life is so poor now that I see very little value in it.
  • Does femara affect crp results?
    Does femara affect the results of the C Reactive Protein test? I have been on it for two years and have side effects of joint pain and hot flashes with nausea.
  • I used metrogel and now i have severe incontinence. i'm also on ant-depressants. please help
    I went for a routine check up to my gynae and she noticed an inflammation or something and prescribed Metrogel. I followed the rules for hygiene and administered the gel. After the 5th day I developed this feeling of incontinence(urgently wanting to badly pee but just a few drops come out) I spoke to my gynae about it and she said I must use citrosoda. I tried Interflora probiotic and yoghurt and overnight it seemed to be okay. Its two days and although its a little better it means that I can't be out of the house because I have to run urgently to the toilet all the time.
  • Which of my meds is causing incontinece
    i need to know which of these meds are causing/ can cause my incontence whether it is just one or a combination of the meds any help would be greatly appericated
  • I have severe bone pain and am taking femara. even when i am not on the drug, the bone pain does not go away. is it possible that the femara is triggering internal herpes outbreaks causing this pain?
    For the past eight months, I have been experiencing severe bone pain, not joint pain, but bone pain that causes me to feel the marrow in my bones is smoldering. I have tremendous amounts of fatigue in addition to genital herpes. I am only taking Femara, Vitamin D and Calcium per the Oncologist orders. I have had a bone scan for cancer a few months ago and my primary care MD told me bone cancer would not cause this type of overall pain.

    I have gone off the Femara for a few weeks at time to see if the pain would subside. It does not. Recently, I began to think that since my herpes outbreaks are triggered by certain foods, especially nuts, maybe an ingredient in the Femara is triggering the more systemic Herpes outbreak. I have never been a person to have headaches, only when I have herpes outbreaks, and now I have severe and frequent headaches. Could there be a connection?

    I have read that Femara can cause bone pain on its own, but this is so over the top from the blogs I have read, something else must be going on. Thanks to anyone who has any information regarding people who have had Herpes outbreaks for years and now are taking Femara.

    I have taken other hormone inhibitors with many side effects for previous breast cancer, which is why my Oncologist chose Femara this time around. Mary

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