Femara and Restless legs syndrome - from FDA reports
Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Femara, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aredia, and have Depression . We study 10,408 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA. Among them, 52 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain (latest reports from 25,236 Restless legs syndrome patients).
On Jan, 31, 2017
10,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara.
Among them, 52 people (0.5%) have Restless Legs Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Femara when people have Restless Legs Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 100 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Femara *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Femara *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 4 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 4 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 48 %
- 60+: 44 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (32 people, 61.54%)
- Sleep Disorder (31 people, 59.62%)
- Muscle Spasms (31 people, 59.62%)
- Hypercalcaemia (20 people, 38.46%)
- Nausea (19 people, 36.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aredia (43 people, 82.69%)
- Zometa (33 people, 63.46%)
- Neurontin (32 people, 61.54%)
- Herceptin (31 people, 59.62%)
- Faslodex (31 people, 59.62%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (43 people, 82.69%)
- Pain (43 people, 82.69%)
- Breathing Difficulty (43 people, 82.69%)
- High Blood Pressure (42 people, 80.77%)
- Fatigue (41 people, 78.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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