Review: could Letrozole cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,736 people who take Letrozole. Among them, 25 have Hair loss. See who they are, when they have Hair loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Letrozole (latest outcomes from 1,812 users) has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer, breast cancer metastatic. Commonly reported side effects of Letrozole include joint pain, pain relief by acupuncture, pain, acupuncture and pain, nausea.
Hair loss (latest reports from 223,288 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 1,574 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole. Among them, 25 people (1.59%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Letrozole when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||33.33%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Letrozole * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||44.00%||4.00%||20.00%||32.00% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Letrozole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (11 people, 44.00%)
- Vitiligo (11 people, 44.00%)
- Hypothyroidism (3 people, 12.00%)
- Incontinence (3 people, 12.00%)
- Resorption bone increased (2 people, 8.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cyclophosphamide (14 people, 56.00%)
- Doxorubicin hcl (13 people, 52.00%)
- Clindamycin (13 people, 52.00%)
- Vicodin (13 people, 52.00%)
- Kytril (13 people, 52.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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sean on May, 17, 2011:
This cannot be a reasonable sample size then, because hair loss is a lot more common than 0.15% I have taken Letrozole at 2.5mg ED for 2 weeks and noticed very slight recession of my hairline. I would say the chances are around 10%-15% for hairloss at minimum like others are reporting elsewhere.....
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