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Review: could Femara cause Overweight (Weight loss)?

We study 8,425 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA and social media. Among them, 107 have Overweight. Find out below who they are, when they have Overweight and more.

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Femara

Femara (latest outcomes from 8,670 users) has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.

Overweight

Overweight (latest reports from 98,425 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 8,425 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara. Among them, 107 people (1.27%) have Overweight. They amount to 0.11% of all the 98,213 people who have Overweight on eHealthMe.

Trend of Overweight in Femara reports

Time on Femara when people have Overweight * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Overweight0.00%0.00%19.35%0.00%80.65%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Overweight when taking Femara * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Overweight0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%24.44%33.33%42.22%

Severity of Overweight when taking Femara ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Overweight0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Overweight ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Overweight0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (61 people, 57.01%)
  2. Metastases to bone (34 people, 31.78%)
  3. Pain (31 people, 28.97%)
  4. Depression (31 people, 28.97%)
  5. Breast cancer metastatic (26 people, 24.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (92 people, 85.98%)
  2. Aredia (73 people, 68.22%)
  3. Xanax (52 people, 48.60%)
  4. Levaquin (49 people, 45.79%)
  5. Keflex (41 people, 38.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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