Review: Herceptin and Letrozole drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Herceptin and Letrozole. It is created by eHealthMe based on 526 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Herceptin (latest outcomes from 9,763 users) has active ingredients of trastuzumab. It is often used in breast cancer.
Letrozole (latest outcomes from 1,812 users) has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 526 people who reported to have interactions when taking Herceptin, Letrozole are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Herceptin (trastuzumab)
- Letrozole (letrozole)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Herceptin, Letrozole:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||256|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||222|
|Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)||210|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||169|
|Primary Sequestrum (piece of dead bone that has become separated during the process of necrosis from normal/sound bone)||167|
|Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)||154|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||150|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Herceptin, Letrozole:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Erythema (redness of the skin)||45|
|Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)||35|
|Metastases To Lung (cancer spreads to lung)||34|
|Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)||32|
|Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone)||32|
|Pain In Jaw||31|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||31|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer
- Metastases to bone
- Breast cancer metastatic
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Herceptin (trastuzumab) is often used to treat breast cancer. Letrozole (letrozole) is often used to treat breast cancer. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Herceptin is used in:
- Letrozole is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Herceptin alternatives:
- Letrozole alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By LR827: Should a 66-year-old with paroxysmal atrial tachycardia (pat) take herceptin for 6 months instread of 12 months?
My concern is the potential for cardiac damage from taking Herceptin. The research on Herceptin for highly HER2 positive breast cancer seems less than clear that 12 months of treatment has truly significant benefit over 6 months. With a pre-existing heart condition of PAT (rx metoprolol) and also hi ...
- By Mary: I have severe bone pain and am taking femara. even when i am not on the drug, the bone pain does not go away. is it possible that the femara is triggering internal herpes outbreaks causing this pain?
For the past eight months, I have been experiencing severe bone pain, not joint pain, but bone pain that causes me to feel the marrow in my bones is smoldering. I have tremendous amounts of fatigue in addition to genital herpes. I am only taking Femara, Vitamin D and Calcium per the Oncologist orde ...
- By eileen hoppe: Does anyone else have my weight gain problem?
I have been taking Femara for 3 years, and constantly gain weight. I watch my diet, go to the gym 3 times a week, cycle whenever the weather allows. I´ve just came off a 4 weeks strikt diet and have lost nothing. I didn´t want to get on the scale, as I could feel on my clothes that nothing has c ...
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