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What could cause Hair loss for a 56-year old woman?

This is a personalized study for a 56 year old female patient who has Cancer - Breast. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,651 female patients aged 56 (±5) who take the same drug from FDA and social media.

What is the drug

Femara (latest outcomes from 8,674 users) has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.

What is the condition

Cancer - breast (latest reports from 198,604 patients) can be treated by Arimidex, Tamoxifen Citrate, Femara, Aromasin, Letrozole, Anastrozole.

What is the symptom

Hair loss (latest reports from 229,238 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 1,651 females aged 51 (±5) who take Femara are studied

Femara outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 51

Gender: female

Conditions: Cancer - Breast

Drugs taking:
- Femara (letrozole): used for 6 - 12 months

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Hair Loss58 (4.06% of females aged 51 (±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
Hair Loss in Cancer - Breast175 (1.97% of females aged 51 (±5) who have Cancer - breast)

(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
Hair Loss in Femara58 (4.06% of females aged 51 (±5) who take Femara)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Femara is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
100.00%
(6 of 6 people)
78.57%
(11 of 14 people)
80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Liver DisorderArthralgiaPleural EffusionImpaired HealingSwellingPainn/aPain
JaundicePainOsteomyelitisInsomniaBone DisorderGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationAnxiety
ArthralgiaPyrexiaBone DisorderGastritisBone LesionImpaired HealingBone Disorder
ChillsOral Cavity FistulaImpaired HealingOesophagitisErythemaPain In JawOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
FatigueHypoaesthesiaDepressionNauseaOsteomyelitisDecreased InterestArthralgia
DepressionTooth LossPurulent DischargeBone PainPain In JawOsteomyelitisMetastases To Bone
RashToothacheParaesthesiaOral DisorderMetastases To SpineBone DisorderOsteonecrosis
UrticariaImpaired HealingWeight DecreasedWeight DecreasedPainOsteonecrosis Of JawBack Pain
PyrexiaParaesthesiaMetastases To SpineHypokalaemiaHaemorrhagePneumoniaTooth Extraction
Condition AggravatedBone DisorderBone PainMastication DisorderPathological FractureAnxietyFatigue

* 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.

You can also:

Get connected! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Femara and have Hair Loss
- support group for people who have Hair Loss and Cancer - Breast
- support group for people who have Cancer - Breast
- support group for people who have Hair Loss
- support group for people who take Femara

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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