Review: Shingles in Letrozole
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 25, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Shingles (Herpes zoster) by studying 1,562 people who take Letrozole. We analyze: the time on Letrozole when people have Shingles, age of these people, the severity of Shingles, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Letrozole. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Letrozole (latest outcomes) 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, nausea, fatigue, metastases to bone.
Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure.
On Nov, 25, 2013: 1,559 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole. Among them, 29 people (1.86%) 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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- By Hopeful: Severe leg pain with waling or movement also weakness is this related to tendon damage from valacyclovir?
(for a 70 year old woman who has Shingles, and takes Valacyclovir)
Also taking oral transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate for intrapped femerol nerve from
pelvic bone lesions. Many allergies to medications
(Number of patients like Hopeful: 379)
- By MHB: I have shingles. been on valacyclovir 500mg, 6 pills daily, for 5 days, and haven't noticed any imrovement. is this normal?
(for a 39 year old man who has Herpes Zoster, and takes Valacyclovir)
Was diagnosed with shingles 5 days ago, but about a week after the first signs, which, at the time, I didn't know were early shingles signs. They started with a dull aching pain on the right side of my abdomen, followed a few days later by the gradual appearance of rash. About 4 days after rash st ...
(Number of patients like MHB: 386)
- By karen post: Can i take fluconazole while recovering from shingles
(for a 64 year old woman who has Shingles)
I am recovering from shingles but have a fungal infection and have been prescribed fluconazole. Can i take the med while in my fifth week of shingles' is there danger in taking fluconazole at this time,
(Number of patients like karen post: 134)
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