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Side effect(s) of Letrozole

Read the side effects of Letrozole as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Heart- Hypertension, chest pain, coronary heart disease, paralysis, strokes, heart attack, fluid accumulation in the lungs, vein inflammation, mini stroke and blood clot in veins.

Central Nervous System- Weakness, headache, dizziness, fatigue, sleeplessness, drowsiness, anxiety and depression.

Skin- Hot flushes, increased sweating, night sweats, rash, hair loss and itching.

Eye and ENT- Blurred vision.

Gastrointestinal- Nausea, constipation, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain and loss of appetite.

Genitourinary- Breast pain, urinary tract infection, kidney disorder, vaginal bleeding and vaginal dryness.

Liver- Increased liver enzymes level.

Metabolic- High level of cholesterol in blood, increased weight and high calcium in blood.

Musculoskeletal- Joint pain, bone pain, back pain, limb pain, inflammation of joints, muscle pain, fracture and inflammation due to fracture.

Respiratory- Difficulty in breathing, cough and chest wall pain.

Miscellaneous- Swelling of leg, infections/infestations, influenza, pain and pleural effusion.

Other Precautions : * Monitor bone mineral density regularly.

Drug Name : Letrozole

Letrozole(Femara) generic is an aromatase inhibitor, prescribed for breast cancer either alone or in combination with other medications. It kills cancer cells.
More Info about Letrozole

Trade Names for Letrozole

International : 

Femara
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