Letrozole and Shingles - from FDA reports
Shingles is found among people who take Letrozole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Taxotere, and have Fungal infection. This review analyzes which people have Shingles with Letrozole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,373 people who have side effects when taking Letrozole from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 22, 2017
7,373 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole.
Among them, 59 people (0.8%) have Shingles
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Letrozole when people have Shingles *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 58.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Letrozole *:
- female: 93.1 %
- male: 6.9 %
Age of people who have Shingles when taking Letrozole *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.82 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.82 %
- 40-49: 18.18 %
- 50-59: 16.36 %
- 60+: 61.82 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Fungal Infection (11 people, 18.64%)
- Metastases To Bone (5 people, 8.47%)
- Insomnia (5 people, 8.47%)
- Oedema (3 people, 5.08%)
- Malignant Pleural Effusion (3 people, 5.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Taxotere (21 people, 35.59%)
- Aredia (20 people, 33.90%)
- Zometa (17 people, 28.81%)
- Ibuprofen (17 people, 28.81%)
- Ambien (17 people, 28.81%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (29 people, 49.15%)
- Anaemia (26 people, 44.07%)
- Pain (25 people, 42.37%)
- Stress And Anxiety (23 people, 38.98%)
- Bone Pain (23 people, 38.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I am a 69 yr. Old Female!!Have been taking flonase for 5 or 6 yrs.Broke out in shingles a yr. Ago..Have had 3 breakouts since..The last 2 breakouts were in less than a month of each other!!! Curious if it could possibly be a side effect from the flonase..am not taking any other medications!!
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I am 38 years old women and have had reoccurring shingles on my left arm for 10 months. I have excruciating pain in my hand, thumb & 1st finger. I have tried gabapetin (max dose)with tramadol and paracetamol for 3 months but still in pain. I am now taking tramadol & paracetamol & ibruprofen with ...
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