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letrozole

Side Effects

List letrozole side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with letrozole:

Common side effects of letrozole:

  • Broken BoneSevere
  • "Change of Life" SignsLess Severe
  • Bone PainLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • High CholesterolLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of letrozole:

  • Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodSevere
  • Chest PainSevere
  • DepressionSevere
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • ArthritisLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Pain in Arms or LegsLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Rare side effects of letrozole:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Blurred VisionSevere
  • Decreased Calcification or Density of BoneSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
  • OsteoporosisSevere
  • Overgrowth of the Uterine LiningSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • StrokeSevere
  • The FluSevere
  • Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
  • Urinary Tract InfectionSevere
  • Abnormal Sensations of the SkinLess Severe
  • Carpal Tunnel SyndromeLess Severe
  • CataractsLess Severe
  • Discharge from the VaginaLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Dry SkinLess Severe
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Loss of MemoryLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Trigger FingerLess Severe

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