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Review: could Letrozole cause High blood sugar?

Summary: High blood sugar could be caused by Letrozole, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Dexamethasone, and have Bone loss.

We study 1,744 people who have side effects while taking Letrozole from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,738 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole. Among them, 8 people (0.46%) have High Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.01% of all the 140,333 people who have High Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.

Trend of High blood sugar in Letrozole reports

Time on Letrozole when people have High blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Letrozole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%42.86%14.29%28.57%

Severity of High blood sugar when taking Letrozole ** :

n/a

How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bone loss (4 people, 50.00%)
  2. Osteoporosis (4 people, 50.00%)
  3. Breast cancer (2 people, 25.00%)
  4. Blood pressure (1 people, 12.50%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (1 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Dexamethasone (5 people, 62.50%)
  2. Metformin hcl (5 people, 62.50%)
  3. Ativan (5 people, 62.50%)
  4. Hyzaar (4 people, 50.00%)
  5. Cymbalta (4 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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