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Review: could Letrozole cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?

Summary: High blood sugar is found among people who take Letrozole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Metformin hcl, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 1,771 people who have side effects while taking Letrozole from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar 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)

High blood sugar

High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 17,112 High blood sugar patients)

On Feb, 14, 2015: 1,768 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole. Among them, 9 people (0.51%) have High Blood Sugar.

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%33.33%66.67%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%12.50%37.50%12.50%37.50%

Severity of High blood sugar when taking Letrozole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood sugar100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (4 people, 44.44%)
  2. Bone loss (4 people, 44.44%)
  3. Breast cancer (2 people, 22.22%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (5 people, 55.56%)
  2. Dexamethasone (5 people, 55.56%)
  3. Ativan (5 people, 55.56%)
  4. Bevacizumab (4 people, 44.44%)
  5. Dilaudid (4 people, 44.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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