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 Breast cancer. This review analyzes which people have Shingles 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, 08, 2017
6,677 people reported to have side effects when taking Letrozole.
Among them, 54 people (0.81%) have Shingles
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Letrozole when people have Shingles *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
- 6 - 12 months: 27.27 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 63.64 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Letrozole *:
- female: 96.23 %
- male: 3.77 %
Age of people who have Shingles when taking Letrozole *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2 %
- 40-49: 20 %
- 50-59: 12 %
- 60+: 64 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Breast Cancer (29 people, 53.70%)
- Fungal Infection (11 people, 20.37%)
- Metastases To Bone (4 people, 7.41%)
- Insomnia (4 people, 7.41%)
- Breast Cancer Metastatic (4 people, 7.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Taxotere (21 people, 38.89%)
- Aredia (20 people, 37.04%)
- Ibuprofen (17 people, 31.48%)
- Ambien (17 people, 31.48%)
- Xeloda (16 people, 29.63%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (26 people, 48.15%)
- Pain (24 people, 44.44%)
- Anaemia (24 people, 44.44%)
- Metastases To Bone (23 people, 42.59%)
- Bone Pain (23 people, 42.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Shingles when taking Letrozole?
Letrozole has active ingredients of letrozole. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Letrozole 6,953 users)
Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, crohn's disease (latest reports from 39,254 Shingles patients).
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