Could Letrozole cause 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 . We study 5,433 people who have side effects while taking Letrozole from FDA. Among them, 62 have Osteoporosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoporosis and more.
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Letrozole has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Letrozole 5,691 users)
Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 172,599 Osteoporosis patients).
On Dec, 30, 2016
5,433 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole.
Among them, 62 people (1.14%) have Osteoporosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Letrozole when people have Osteoporosis *:
- < 1 month: 16.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Letrozole *:
- female: 96.72 %
- male: 3.28 %
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: 2.38 %
- 40-49: 19.05 %
- 50-59: 26.19 %
- 60+: 52.38 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Breast Cancer (37 people, 59.68%)
- Anaemia (12 people, 19.35%)
- Pain (2 people, 3.23%)
- Metastases To Bone (2 people, 3.23%)
- Breast Cancer Metastatic (2 people, 3.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (21 people, 33.87%)
- Morphine (18 people, 29.03%)
- Aloxi (18 people, 29.03%)
- Navelbine (17 people, 27.42%)
- Aredia (17 people, 27.42%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (38 people, 61.29%)
- Back Pain (24 people, 38.71%)
- Fatigue (23 people, 37.10%)
- Weight Decreased (22 people, 35.48%)
- Pain (21 people, 33.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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