Review: could Letrozole cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss could be caused by Letrozole, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Kytril, and have Vitiligo.
We study 1,744 people who have side effects while taking Letrozole from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Letrozole (latest outcomes from 1,815 users) has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.
Hair loss (latest reports from 226,716 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,738 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole. Among them, 28 people (1.61%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.01% of all the 226,542 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
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%||39.29%||3.57%||28.57%||28.57% |
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 * :
- Vitiligo (11 people, 39.29%)
- Breast cancer (11 people, 39.29%)
- Resorption bone increased (4 people, 14.29%)
- Hypothyroidism (3 people, 10.71%)
- Incontinence (3 people, 10.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Kytril (15 people, 53.57%)
- Vicodin (15 people, 53.57%)
- Aloxi (15 people, 53.57%)
- Clindamycin (15 people, 53.57%)
- Cyclophosphamide (14 people, 50.00%)
* 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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