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

We study 1,751 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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Letrozole

Letrozole (latest outcomes from 1,826 users) has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.

High blood sugar

High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 145,124 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 1,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole. Among them, 8 people (0.46%) 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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