Could Femara cause 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 10,618 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA. Among them, 926 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 10,854 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 428,129 Nausea patients).

On Nov, 16, 2016

10,618 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara.
Among them, 926 people (8.72%) have Nausea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Femara cause Nausea?

Time on Femara when people have Nausea *:

  • < 1 month: 12.39 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.51 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.93 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.93 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.85 %
  • 10+ years: 1.77 %

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Femara *:

  • female: 96.42 %
  • male: 3.58 %

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: 16.81 %
  • 50-59: 33.05 %
  • 60+: 48.6 %

Severity of Nausea **:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (470 people, 50.76%)
  • Aredia (343 people, 37.04%)
  • Faslodex (246 people, 26.57%)
  • Taxotere (177 people, 19.11%)
  • Prilosec (165 people, 17.82%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Femara, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Metastases To Bone (161 people, 17.39%)
  • Pain (94 people, 10.15%)
  • Depression (83 people, 8.96%)
  • Osteoporosis (49 people, 5.29%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea And Vomiting (478 people, 51.62%)
  • Pain (427 people, 46.11%)
  • Fatigue (407 people, 43.95%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (398 people, 42.98%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (389 people, 42.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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