MedsFacts Meta-Analysis covering adverse side effect reports of EXEMESTANE patients who developed MUSCLE SPASMS.
Introduction: MedsFacts provides MD-approved analysis to help both patients and physicians accurately research and assess the risk-reward trade off for more than 20,000 different pharmaceutical products. The below report offers compiled information from Food & Drug Administration, social media, and MedsFacts user submissions. Between January 2004 and October 2012, 11 individuals taking EXEMESTANE reported MUSCLE SPASMS to the FDA. A total of 1162 EXEMESTANE drug adverse event reaction reports were made with the FDA during this time period. Often the FDA only receives reports of the most critical and severe cases; these numbers may therefore underrepresent the complication rate of the medication.
Topics covered: This page is designed to help you determine the relationship, if any, between EXEMESTANE and MUSCLE SPASMS. In doing so, we compare EXEMESTANE with other drugs that cause MUSCLE SPASMS, to help you evaluate whether or not EXEMESTANE causes MUSCLE SPASMS. Likewise, this page shows the most highly-reported side effects of EXEMESTANE, so you can see if MUSCLE SPASMS ranks among EXEMESTANE's most well-known side effects.
The Dashboard explained: The Dashboard first shows general Summary Statistics for EXEMESTANE and MUSCLE SPASMS, such as the raw number and percentage of patients in FDA reports who used EXEMESTANE and developed MUSCLE SPASMS. Next, the Dashboard lists the most common reasons (indications) why EXEMESTANE was prescribed for patients. We then display a pie-chart which shows, in aggregate, what we believe represents general physician opinion of the safety of EXEMESTANE. This pie-chart summarizes, for all FDA reports covering EXEMESTANE, whether or not the treating physician felt EXEMESTANE (versus other drugs the patient was taking) was responsible for the adverse side-effects. After the pie-chart, we itemize the most common side effects in FDA studies covering EXEMESTANE. You may click on any of these side effects to learn more about them, in general, or specifically for EXEMESTANE. Finally, we identify the drugs most widely associated with EXEMESTANE in FDA literature. You may also click on any of these drugs to view it's dashboard.
Reports of EXEMESTANE causing MUSCLE SPASMS: 11
Reports of any side effect of EXEMESTANE : 1162
Percentage of EXEMESTANE patients where MUSCLE SPASMS is a reported side effect: 0.94664371772806%
FDA reports of any drug causing MUSCLE SPASMS : 43893
Average percentage for all medicated patients where MUSCLE SPASMS is reported as a complication: 0.27509541347825%
Most frequent diagnoses/indications for prescribing EXEMESTANE:
BREAST CANCER ( 630 patients )
BREAST CANCER METASTATIC ( 64 patients )
BREAST CANCER FEMALE ( 45 patients )
DRUG USE FOR UNKNOWN INDICATION ( 12 patients )
NEOPLASM MALIGNANT ( 7 patients )
PRODUCT USED FOR UNKNOWN INDICATION ( 6 patients )
HORMONE THERAPY ( 6 patients )
ADJUVANT THERAPY ( 5 patients )
HORMONE SUPPRESSION THERAPY ( 5 patients )
METASTASES TO BONE ( 4 patients )
Physician opinion on EXEMESTANE as adverse event culprit:
Most common side effects for patients taking EXEMESTANE:
ARTHRALGIA (96 patients)
OSTEONECROSIS (80 patients)
PULMONARY EMBOLISM (75 patients)
PAIN (73 patients)
NAUSEA (67 patients)
PAIN IN EXTREMITY (67 patients)
METASTASES TO BONE (62 patients)
FALL (59 patients)
FATIGUE (58 patients)
OSTEONECROSIS OF JAW (57 patients)
Twitter feed for EXEMESTANE - Pending/Beta
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