Letrozole and Osteoporosis - from FDA reports
Osteoporosis is found among people who take Letrozole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer. This review analyzes which people have Osteoporosis with Letrozole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,677 people who have side effects when taking Letrozole from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 16, 2017
6,677 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole.
Among them, 67 people (1.0%) have Osteoporosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Letrozole when people have Osteoporosis *:
- < 1 month: 14.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 28.57 %
- 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
- 5 - 10 years: 28.57 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Letrozole *:
- female: 96.97 %
- male: 3.03 %
Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Letrozole *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2.17 %
- 40-49: 17.39 %
- 50-59: 23.91 %
- 60+: 56.52 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Breast Cancer (38 people, 56.72%)
- Anaemia (12 people, 17.91%)
- Breast Cancer Metastatic (4 people, 5.97%)
- Pain (3 people, 4.48%)
- Metastases To Bone (3 people, 4.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (21 people, 31.34%)
- Morphine (19 people, 28.36%)
- Aloxi (18 people, 26.87%)
- Doxil (17 people, 25.37%)
- Aredia (17 people, 25.37%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (39 people, 58.21%)
- Back Pain (26 people, 38.81%)
- Fatigue (25 people, 37.31%)
- Weight Decreased (24 people, 35.82%)
- Metastases To Bone (22 people, 32.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Osteoporosis when taking Letrozole?
Letrozole has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Letrozole 6,948 users)
Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 179,570 Osteoporosis patients).
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