Could Femara cause Overweight - from FDA reports


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 10,618 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA. Among them, 121 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 10,854 users)

Overweight

Overweight has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 27,636 Overweight patients).

On Nov, 17, 2016

10,618 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara.
Among them, 121 people (1.14%) have Overweight


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Femara cause Overweight?

Time on Femara when people have Overweight *:

  • < 1 month: 3.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.35 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 77.42 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Overweight when taking Femara *:

  • female: 94.17 %
  • male: 5.83 %

Age of people who have Overweight when taking Femara *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1 %
  • 30-39: 1 %
  • 40-49: 27 %
  • 50-59: 29 %
  • 60+: 42 %

Severity of Overweight **:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (106 people, 87.60%)
  • Aredia (82 people, 67.77%)
  • Xanax (54 people, 44.63%)
  • Levaquin (51 people, 42.15%)
  • Lasix (44 people, 36.36%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Metastases To Bone (41 people, 33.88%)
  • Depression (32 people, 26.45%)
  • Pain (31 people, 25.62%)
  • Metastasis (24 people, 19.83%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (18 people, 14.88%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (103 people, 85.12%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (96 people, 79.34%)
  • Pain (92 people, 76.03%)
  • Bone Disorder (86 people, 71.07%)
  • Osteomyelitis (80 people, 66.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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