Review: could Letrozole cause Shingles?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,736 people who take Letrozole. Among them, 31 have Shingles. See who they are, when they have Shingles and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Letrozole (latest outcomes from 1,812 users) has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer, breast cancer metastatic. Commonly reported side effects of Letrozole include joint pain, pain relief by acupuncture, pain, acupuncture and pain, nausea.
Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) (latest reports from 112,876 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 1,574 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole. Among them, 29 people (1.84%) have Shingles.
Time on Letrozole when people have Shingles * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Shingles when taking Letrozole * :
Severity of Shingles when taking Letrozole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Shingles ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (17 people, 58.62%)
- Fungal infection (10 people, 34.48%)
- Cancer pain (2 people, 6.90%)
- Metastases to bone (2 people, 6.90%)
- Nausea (2 people, 6.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Taxotere (18 people, 62.07%)
- Aredia (18 people, 62.07%)
- Ambien (16 people, 55.17%)
- Tamoxifen citrate (14 people, 48.28%)
- Taxol (13 people, 44.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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