Review: could Femara cause Restless legs syndrome?
We study 8,425 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA and social media. Among them, 47 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Femara (latest outcomes from 8,670 users) has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 68,595 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 8,425 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara. Among them, 47 people (0.56%) have Restless Legs Syndrome. They amount to 0.07% of all the 68,520 people who have Restless Legs Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Femara when people have Restless legs syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Femara * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Femara ** :
How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Sleep disorder (29 people, 61.70%)
- Depression (29 people, 61.70%)
- Muscle spasms (29 people, 61.70%)
- Nausea (19 people, 40.43%)
- Hypercalcaemia (18 people, 38.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aredia (38 people, 80.85%)
- Neurontin (30 people, 63.83%)
- Navelbine (29 people, 61.70%)
- Lovenox (29 people, 61.70%)
- Taxotere (29 people, 61.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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