Review: could Femara cause Overweight?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 8,404 people who take Femara. Among them, 107 have Overweight. See who they are, when they have Overweight and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Femara (latest outcomes from 8,663 users) has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer, breast cancer female. Commonly reported side effects of Femara include pain, stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated, bone disorder, osteonecrosis of jaw.
Overweight (latest reports from 95,751 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 7,960 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara. Among them, 96 people (1.21%) have Overweight.
Time on Femara when people have Overweight * :
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Age of people who have Overweight when taking Femara * :
Severity of Overweight when taking Femara ** :
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How people recovered from Overweight ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (58 people, 60.42%)
- Metastases to bone (31 people, 32.29%)
- Pain (28 people, 29.17%)
- Depression (28 people, 29.17%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (24 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (86 people, 89.58%)
- Aredia (68 people, 70.83%)
- Xanax (48 people, 50.00%)
- Levaquin (46 people, 47.92%)
- Lasix (38 people, 39.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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