Review: could Femara cause Lose Weight?


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 8,284 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA and social media. Among them, 103 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 8,477 users)

Lose Weight

Lose weight has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, abdominal pain upper, diarrhea, flatulence, malaise (latest reports from 19,181 Lose weight patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

8,284 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara.
Among them, 103 people (1.24%) have Lose Weight


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Femara cause Lose weight?

Time on Femara when people have Lose Weight *:

  • < 1 month: 3.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 76.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 99.02 %
  • male: 0.98 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 31.82 %
  • 60+: 43.18 %

Severity if Lose Weight when taking Femara **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Lose Weight **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (62 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (34 people)
  • Depression (31 people)
  • Pain (28 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (26 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (92 people)
  • Aredia (73 people)
  • Xanax (52 people)
  • Levaquin (49 people)
  • Keflex (41 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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