Letrozole and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Letrozole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ibrance, and have Breast cancer. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Letrozole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,677 people who have side effects when taking Letrozole from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 09, 2017

6,677 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole.
Among them, 260 people (3.89%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Letrozole cause Hair loss?

Time on Letrozole when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 70.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.65 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Letrozole *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Letrozole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.44 %
  • 40-49: 6.98 %
  • 50-59: 21.4 %
  • 60+: 64.19 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (86 people, 33.08%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (47 people, 18.08%)
  • Breast Cancer Female (20 people, 7.69%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 5.38%)
  • Breast Cancer Stage Iv (12 people, 4.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ibrance (152 people, 58.46%)
  • Xgeva (18 people, 6.92%)
  • Vicodin (17 people, 6.54%)
  • Neupogen (16 people, 6.15%)
  • Herceptin (16 people, 6.15%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (82 people, 31.54%)
  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased (47 people, 18.08%)
  • Joint Pain (42 people, 16.15%)
  • Nausea (41 people, 15.77%)
  • Pain (33 people, 12.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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