Femara and Nausea - from FDA reports


Summary

Nausea is found among people who take Femara, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer . We study 10,408 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA. Among them, 928 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and more.

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Femara

Femara has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Femara 10,862 users)

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 428,351 Nausea patients).

On Feb, 24, 2017

10,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara.
Among them, 928 people (8.92%) have Nausea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Femara cause Nausea?

Time on Femara when people have Nausea *:

  • < 1 month: 11.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.23 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.01 %
  • 10+ years: 1.8 %

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Femara *:

  • female: 96.43 %
  • male: 3.57 %

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Femara *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.28 %
  • 20-29: 0.56 %
  • 30-39: 0.56 %
  • 40-49: 16.76 %
  • 50-59: 32.96 %
  • 60+: 48.74 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (320 people, 34.48%)
  • Metastases To Bone (161 people, 17.35%)
  • Pain (94 people, 10.13%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (85 people, 9.16%)
  • Depression (83 people, 8.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (470 people, 50.65%)
  • Aredia (343 people, 36.96%)
  • Faslodex (246 people, 26.51%)
  • Taxotere (177 people, 19.07%)
  • Prilosec (165 people, 17.78%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea And Vomiting (479 people, 51.62%)
  • Pain (427 people, 46.01%)
  • Fatigue (407 people, 43.86%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (399 people, 43.00%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (389 people, 41.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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