A 49-year-old female asked:
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is a potent aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) effevtive in delaying epiphyseal fusion and thus making me grow taller? i am 18 years old

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Dr. Salvador Badillo
Specializes in Pediatrics
Bone age: Need bone age x ray to see if you will grow more or had reached maturity.
Answered on Apr 11, 2014
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
I doubt it: Letrozole is not used for this purpose as far as i know. Nothing works well to increase your height!. So do not waste your money and time...Just eat healthy and nature will take care of the rest of the health issues and your body.
Answered on Jun 27, 2014

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It will not. : Because most of 19 years old people their epiphysis already fused.
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