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What could cause Bradycardia for a 80-year old woman who takes Letrozole?





Summary: 1,261 female patients aged 80 (±5) who take the same drug are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 80 year old female patient who has Breast Cancer. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What is the drug

Letrozole has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Letrozole 1,834 users)

What is the condition

Breast cancer can be treated by Arimidex, Tamoxifen Citrate, Femara, Aromasin, Letrozole, Herceptin. (latest reports from Breast Cancer 76,303 patients)

What is the symptom

Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression.(latest reports from Bradycardia 53,941 patients)

On Nov, 22, 2014: 1,261 females aged 78 (±5) who take Letrozole are studied

Letrozole outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 78

Gender: female

Conditions: Breast Cancer

Drugs taking:
- Letrozole - 2.5MG (letrozole): used for 2 - 5 years

Side effects have: moderate bradycardia

Comments from or about the patient: Duration : 3 y
I asume also eutirox (50 ng/d)
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)7 (3.41% of females aged 78 (±5) who take the drug)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Bradycardia in Breast Cancer46 (1.21% of females aged 78 (±5) who have Breast cancer)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Bradycardia in Letrozole7 (3.41% of females aged 78 (±5) who take Letrozole)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Letrozole is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Myalgia (muscle pain)Drug IneffectiveOsteonecrosis (death of bone)Tongue Neoplasm Malignant Stage UnspecifiedOsteonecrosis (death of bone)Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell))n/aPain
Arthralgia (joint pain)Asthenia (weakness)Arthralgia (joint pain)Myalgia (muscle pain)PneumoniaCardiac DisorderFall
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)Arthralgia (joint pain)Myalgia (muscle pain)Arthralgia (joint pain)Anaemia (lack of blood)Retching (strong involuntary effort to vomit)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Headache (pain in head)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)Bone PainGastric Cancer (stomach cancer)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Bone Disorder
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour)Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Breast TendernessFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Impaired HealingNeoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour)Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease (reproducible ischemic muscle pain)Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
DiarrhoeaBack PainConcomitant Disease Progression (progress in accompanying disease)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (bleeding disorder in which the immune system destroys platelets, which are necessary for normal blood clotting)DizzinessAnxiety
Mouth Ulceration (mouth ulcers)Malignant Neoplasm Progression (cancer tumour came back)Thrombocythaemia (an increased number of platelets in the circulating blood)Headache (pain in head)DeathNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Influenza Like IllnessWeight DecreasedTooth ExtractionDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Bone DisorderNeoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour)Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)
Rash (redness)VomitingCoughDeathFaeces DiscolouredHot Flush (sudden feelings of heat)Vomiting

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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