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From FDA reports: side effects of Letrozole

This is a real world study of Letrozole side effects. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 9,442 people who take the drug and have side effects.

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On Mar, 7, 2014: 9,442 people who reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole are studied

Trend of Letrozole's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (8221050)

Information of the patient in this study:

Gender: female

Conditions: Breast Cancer

Drugs taking:
- Letrozole

Side effects have: Spondylitic Myelopathy, Myelomalacia

eHealthMe real world results:

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Spondylitic Myelopathy (an inflammation of the vertebra)7 (0.07%)
Myelomalacia (softening and damage of the spinal cord due to some injury like compression by disc extrusion)5 (0.05%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Letrozole:

Side effectNumber of reports
Anxiety2,421
Arthralgia (joint pain)2,212
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)1,816
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)1,692
Pain1,584
Bone Disorder1,145
Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)1,111
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)1,005
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)811
Back Pain785

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Letrozole:

Side effectNumber of reports
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)136
Arthralgia (joint pain)118
Bone Disorder84
Pain72
Pain In Jaw71
Impaired Healing69
Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)68
Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone)60
Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)57
Swelling53

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Related topic: Breast Cancer, Letrozole, Myelomalacia, Spondylitic Myelopathy

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