Review: could Femara cause Tremor?


Summary

Tremor 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 Zometa, and have Breast cancer . We study 10,420 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA and social media. Among them, 140 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 Femara 10,656 users)

Tremor

Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, weakness, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 92,167 Tremor patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

10,420 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara.
Among them, 140 people (1.34%) have Tremor


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Femara cause Tremor?

Time on Femara when people have Tremor *:

  • < 1 month: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 53.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tremor when taking Femara *:

  • female: 96.4 %
  • male: 3.6 %

Age of people who have Tremor when taking Femara *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.79 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.89 %
  • 30-39: 0.89 %
  • 40-49: 19.64 %
  • 50-59: 34.82 %
  • 60+: 41.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (36 people, 25.71%)
  • Metastases To Bone (28 people, 20.00%)
  • Osteoporosis (23 people, 16.43%)
  • Anxiety (17 people, 12.14%)
  • Prophylaxis (16 people, 11.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (106 people, 75.71%)
  • Aredia (75 people, 53.57%)
  • Faslodex (56 people, 40.00%)
  • Tamoxifen Citrate (51 people, 36.43%)
  • Zithromax (50 people, 35.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (99 people, 70.71%)
  • Anxiety (95 people, 67.86%)
  • Osteomyelitis (79 people, 56.43%)
  • Pain (78 people, 55.71%)
  • Bone Disorder (76 people, 54.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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