Review: could Femara cause Overweight?


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 8,277 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA and social media. Among them, 103 have Overweight. Find out below who they are, when they have Overweight and more.

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Femara

Femara has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Femara 8,475 users)

Overweight

Overweight has been reported by people with drug ineffective, abdominal pain upper, diarrhea, malaise, fatigue (latest reports from 19,184 Overweight patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

8,277 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara.
Among them, 103 people (1.24%) have Overweight


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Femara cause Overweight?

Time on Femara when people have Overweight *:

  • < 1 month: 3.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 76.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Overweight when taking Femara *:

  • female: 99.02 %
  • male: 0.98 %

Age of people who have Overweight when taking Femara *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 31.82 %
  • 60+: 43.18 %

Severity if Overweight when taking Femara **:

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

How people recovered from Overweight **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (62 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (34 people)
  • Depression (31 people)
  • Pain (28 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (26 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (92 people)
  • Aredia (73 people)
  • Xanax (52 people)
  • Levaquin (49 people)
  • Keflex (41 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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