Femara and 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 10,408 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA. Among them, 118 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 10,861 users)

Overweight

Overweight has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 27,753 Overweight patients).

On Jan, 19, 2017

10,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara.
Among them, 118 people (1.13%) have Overweight


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Femara cause Overweight?

Time on Femara when people have Overweight *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 85.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Overweight when taking Femara *:

  • female: 94.02 %
  • male: 5.98 %

Age of people who have Overweight when taking Femara *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.03 %
  • 30-39: 1.03 %
  • 40-49: 26.8 %
  • 50-59: 27.84 %
  • 60+: 43.3 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (66 people, 55.93%)
  • Metastases To Bone (41 people, 34.75%)
  • Depression (32 people, 27.12%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (32 people, 27.12%)
  • Pain (31 people, 26.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (106 people, 89.83%)
  • Aredia (82 people, 69.49%)
  • Xanax (54 people, 45.76%)
  • Levaquin (51 people, 43.22%)
  • Lasix (44 people, 37.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (103 people, 87.29%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (96 people, 81.36%)
  • Pain (92 people, 77.97%)
  • Bone Disorder (86 people, 72.88%)
  • Metastases To Bone (80 people, 67.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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