Femara and Lose weight - from FDA reports


Summary

Lose weight 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 Zometa, and have Breast cancer . We study 10,408 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA. Among them, 118 have Lose weight. Find out below who they are, when they have Lose weight and more.

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Femara

Femara has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Femara 10,861 users)

Lose Weight

Lose weight has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 27,753 Lose weight patients).

On Feb, 20, 2017

10,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara.
Among them, 118 people (1.13%) have Lose Weight


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Femara cause Lose weight?

Time on Femara when people have Lose Weight *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 85.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Lose Weight when taking Femara *:

  • female: 94.02 %
  • male: 5.98 %

Age of people who have Lose Weight when taking Femara *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.03 %
  • 30-39: 1.03 %
  • 40-49: 26.8 %
  • 50-59: 27.84 %
  • 60+: 43.3 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (66 people, 55.93%)
  • Metastases To Bone (41 people, 34.75%)
  • Depression (32 people, 27.12%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (32 people, 27.12%)
  • Pain (31 people, 26.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (106 people, 89.83%)
  • Aredia (82 people, 69.49%)
  • Xanax (54 people, 45.76%)
  • Levaquin (51 people, 43.22%)
  • Lasix (44 people, 37.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (103 people, 87.29%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (96 people, 81.36%)
  • Pain (92 people, 77.97%)
  • Bone Disorder (86 people, 72.88%)
  • Osteomyelitis (80 people, 67.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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