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Review: could Femara cause Nausea?

Summary: Nausea could be caused by Femara, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Zometa, and have Breast cancer.

We study 8,418 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA and social media. Among them, 728 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and more.

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Femara

Femara (latest outcomes from 8,663 users) has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) (latest reports from 1,909,106 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, quit smoking, depression, pain.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 8,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara. Among them, 728 people (8.66%) have Nausea. They amount to 0.04% of all the 1,906,596 people who have Nausea on eHealthMe.

Trend of Nausea in Femara reports

Time on Femara when people have Nausea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nausea11.11%34.34%10.10%18.18%19.19%7.07%0.00%

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Femara * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nausea0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.33%17.19%33.22%49.26%

Severity of Nausea when taking Femara ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nausea0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Nausea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Nausea0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (270 people, 37.09%)
  2. Metastases to bone (127 people, 17.45%)
  3. Pain (84 people, 11.54%)
  4. Depression (77 people, 10.58%)
  5. Breast cancer metastatic (58 people, 7.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (396 people, 54.40%)
  2. Aredia (310 people, 42.58%)
  3. Faslodex (218 people, 29.95%)
  4. Tamoxifen citrate (169 people, 23.21%)
  5. Taxotere (153 people, 21.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • My 19 yr old daughter is a Type 1 diabetic since the age of three. She has been having dizzy spells where she says she feels nauseous and like she's going to pass out about once a day around dinner time. Does not correlate with blood sugars but her blood pressure drops to around 94/72 with a heart rate of 122. Could this be related to Prozac that she's been on for years?

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