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Review: could Femara cause Tremor?

Summary: Tremor 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 Zometa, and have Breast cancer.

We study 8,430 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA and social media. Among them, 112 have Tremor. Find out below who they are, when they have Tremor and more.

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Femara

Femara has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 8,677 Femara users)

Tremor

Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 70,846 Tremor patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 8,430 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara. Among them, 112 people (1.33%) have Tremor.

Trend of Tremor in Femara reports

Time on Femara when people have Tremor * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tremor14.29%0.00%50.00%0.00%28.57%7.14%0.00%

Age of people who have Tremor when taking Femara * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tremor0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%19.79%40.62%39.58%

Severity of Tremor when taking Femara ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Tremor ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (29 people, 25.89%)
  2. Metastases to bone (21 people, 18.75%)
  3. Osteoporosis (20 people, 17.86%)
  4. Anxiety (16 people, 14.29%)
  5. Pain (16 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (87 people, 77.68%)
  2. Aredia (65 people, 58.04%)
  3. Tamoxifen citrate (51 people, 45.54%)
  4. Zithromax (50 people, 44.64%)
  5. Faslodex (47 people, 41.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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