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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, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Metformin hcl, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 1,761 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Letrozole and have High blood sugar >>>

Letrozole

Letrozole has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Letrozole 1,834 users)

High blood sugar

High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.(latest reports from High blood sugar 16,702 patients)

On Dec, 15, 2014: 1,761 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole. Among them, 8 people (0.45%) 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%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. Osteoporosis (4 people, 50.00%)
  2. Bone loss (4 people, 50.00%)
  3. Breast cancer (2 people, 25.00%)
  4. Thyroid disorder (1 people, 12.50%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (1 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

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

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I have gone off the Femara for a few weeks at time to see if the pain would subside. It does not. Recently, I began to think that since my herpes outbreaks are triggered by certain foods, especially nuts, maybe an ingredient in the Femara is triggering the more systemic Herpes outbreak. I have never been a person to have headaches, only when I have herpes outbreaks, and now I have severe and frequent headaches. Could there be a connection?

    I have read that Femara can cause bone pain on its own, but this is so over the top from the blogs I have read, something else must be going on. Thanks to anyone who has any information regarding people who have had Herpes outbreaks for years and now are taking Femara.

    I have taken other hormone inhibitors with many side effects for previous breast cancer, which is why my Oncologist chose Femara this time around. Mary
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