Could Femara cause Incontinence - from FDA reports


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 10,408 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA. Among them, 43 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 Femara 10,857 users)

Incontinence

Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 8,817 Incontinence patients).

On Dec, 22, 2016

10,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara.
Among them, 43 people (0.41%) have Incontinence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Femara cause Incontinence?

Time on Femara when people have Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Incontinence when taking Femara *:

  • female: 93.02 %
  • male: 6.98 %

Age of people who have Incontinence when taking Femara *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.86 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 2.86 %
  • 50-59: 34.29 %
  • 60+: 60.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (12 people, 27.91%)
  • Pain (8 people, 18.60%)
  • Metastases To Bone (7 people, 16.28%)
  • Osteoporosis (4 people, 9.30%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (4 people, 9.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aredia (34 people, 79.07%)
  • Zometa (31 people, 72.09%)
  • Lasix (17 people, 39.53%)
  • Dilaudid (16 people, 37.21%)
  • Ambien (16 people, 37.21%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (29 people, 67.44%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (28 people, 65.12%)
  • Pain (27 people, 62.79%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (27 people, 62.79%)
  • Fatigue (26 people, 60.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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