Review: could Femara cause Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome)?
Summary: Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Femara, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aredia, and have Sleep disorder.
We study 8,434 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 has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 8,681 Femara users)
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 17,510 Restless legs syndrome patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 8,431 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara. Among them, 47 people (0.56%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.
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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