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Review: could Femara cause Overweight (Weight loss)?

Summary: Overweight 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 8,431 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Femara and have Overweight >>>

 

 

 

 

Femara

Femara has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 8,678 Femara users)

Overweight

Overweight has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 20,289 Overweight patients)

On Mar, 6, 2015: 8,431 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara. Among them, 107 people (1.27%) have Overweight.

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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