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Review: could Femara cause Blood glucose increased?

Summary: Blood glucose increased could be caused by Femara, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Zometa, and have Breast cancer.

We study 8,418 people who have side effects while taking Femara from FDA and social media. Among them, 164 have Blood glucose increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood glucose increased and more.

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Femara

Femara (latest outcomes from 8,663 users) has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer, breast cancer female. Commonly reported side effects of Femara include pain, stress and anxiety, bone disorder, anxiety aggravated, osteonecrosis of jaw.

Blood glucose increased

Blood glucose increased (latest reports from 436,895 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 8,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Femara. Among them, 164 people (1.95%) have Blood Glucose Increased. They amount to 0.04% of all the 435,553 people who have Blood Glucose Increased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blood glucose increased in Femara reports

Time on Femara when people have Blood glucose increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood glucose increased5.56%50.00%33.33%0.00%11.11%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Blood glucose increased when taking Femara * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood glucose increased0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.51%28.06%60.43%

Severity of Blood glucose increased when taking Femara ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Blood glucose increased ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (76 people, 46.34%)
  2. Metastases to bone (37 people, 22.56%)
  3. Depression (26 people, 15.85%)
  4. Pain (21 people, 12.80%)
  5. Osteoporosis (20 people, 12.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (92 people, 56.10%)
  2. Aredia (73 people, 44.51%)
  3. Lasix (43 people, 26.22%)
  4. Taxotere (39 people, 23.78%)
  5. Vitamin d (36 people, 21.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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