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If you have difficulty sleeping (insomnia), some simple things like limiting caffeine in the afternoon and evening, keeping your room dark and quiet, and going to bed and getting up at a set time each day may help. Some people benefit from switching to a different hormone therapy. However, for some people they may cause distress and disrupt everyday life. If you have If the pain is severe, your specialist may refer you to a rheumatologist (a doctor who has a special interest in joint and muscle pain).
Your GP or specialist can also prescribe medication to help with constipation or diarrhoea. A lack of oestrogen over time can cause Your specialist will sometimes check the strength and thickness of your bone (bone density) with a scan before or shortly after you start taking letrozole. Relaxation exercises can also be helpful. Your GP or specialist can refer you for counselling or may suggest you take an antidepressant drug. For many people, side effects improve within the first few months of starting the treatment. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.The study is based on gender, age, active ingredients of any drugs used. All rights reserved. from the Avon International Breast Cancer Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and other institutions in the US
I concur with Marla13, I'm post menopausal and have been taking letrozole 18 months.
It may also cause the level of cholesterol in the blood to rise, although this doesn’t usually need treatment. Your breast care nurse may also be able to offer support or tell you about support services in your area. Carpal tunnel syndrome causes pain, tingling, coldness or weakness in the hand. Before using anti-inflammatory pain relief, ask your doctor about the correct dose, how long you should use it for and any possible side effects, especially if you have a stomach ulcer or asthma. If your insomnia is persistent, your GP may prescribe something to help you sleep.Some people report feeling sleepy when taking letrozole.
Seeing parents going to office everyday and coming back and trying to find parking. You may have some hair loss or thinning while taking letrozole.
However, your hair should return to the way it was before treatment when you stop taking letrozole.
Your GP will be able to monitor and treat this if necessary.
It can be difficult to know whether this is because of the medication or other reasons such as menopausal symptoms or dealing with the diagnosis of cancer. They may be able to offer ways of improving your symptoms. I had breast cancer removed Aug 2013. At first I thought it was better, but been on it now for over 2 years & I'm crippled with joint pain, shoulders, hips, knees, particularly left leg, foot deformed, bakers cyst behind left knee. Applies to letrozole: oral tablet. I did have some aches for about 3 weeks about 12 months in, my doctor suggested I was possibly fighting an infection at that time, which makes sense. You may find eating small frequent meals or snacks helps keep up your food intake. Registered Office: Fifth Floor, Ibex House, 42-47 Minories, London EC3N 1DY. If you have any side effects, whether they’re listed here or not, talk to your GP or treatment team. If dizziness persists see your GP. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. This is a personalized study for a 69 year old female patient who has Breast Cancer, Potassium - Low, High Blood Pressure, Low Vitamin D, Irregular Heartbeat. These usually improve or become easier to manage over time. If you feel dizzy, avoid driving. Exercise that gently stretches your joints or strengthens your muscles to better support your joints, such as yoga or pilates, may help improve your symptoms.