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Review: could Letrozole cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (Fatigue)?

Summary: Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness is found among people who take Letrozole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer.

We study 1,771 people who have side effects while taking Letrozole from FDA and social media. Among them, 165 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. Find out below who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness and more.

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Letrozole

Letrozole has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 1,843 Letrozole users)

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,643 Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness patients)

On Mar, 5, 2015: 1,771 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole. Among them, 165 people (9.32%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness.

Trend of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness in Letrozole reports

Time on Letrozole when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness7.69%57.69%11.54%7.69%11.54%3.85%0.00%

Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Letrozole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.55%16.23%34.42%44.81%

Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Letrozole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%85.71%14.29%0.00%

How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (76 people, 46.06%)
  2. Anaemia (18 people, 10.91%)
  3. Pain (13 people, 7.88%)
  4. Breast cancer metastatic (13 people, 7.88%)
  5. Metastases to bone (9 people, 5.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (85 people, 51.52%)
  2. Femara (71 people, 43.03%)
  3. Aredia (68 people, 41.21%)
  4. Tamoxifen citrate (52 people, 31.52%)
  5. Dexamethasone (48 people, 29.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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