A 35-year-old member asked:
Is femara (letrozole) used as a fertility drug?
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Dr. Danielle Jonesanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 years experience
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: It is commonly use to help women ovulate. It is often used in women with unexplained infertility. And also in women trying to get pregnant who have a personal history of breast cancer. Some doctors use it instead of Clomid (clomiphene) or in patients that did not respond to Clomid (clomiphene) well.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
How helpful is the fertility drug femara (letrozole)?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Very helpful: Femara or Letrozole is an oral ovulation induction medication. It works sometimes when Clomid (clomiphene) doesn't. It also helps pregnancies to occur when Clomid (clomiphene) fails. It seems to be very helpful especially in patients with pcos. The pregnancy rates are similar to Clomid (clomiphene) but the side effects are less and the multiple pregnancies seem to be also less.
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Last updated May 19, 2015
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