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Is femara (letrozole) an effective infertility medication?

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Dr. Ruth Crystal
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
It can be: Letrozole (femara) is an anti-estrogen that tricks the brain (pituitary) into making more fsh which can increase the number of eggs produced in a cycle. It is not as effective as ivf or injectable medications and is usually used in women younger than age 40 for infertility. Please see: http://www.Asrm.Org/medications_for_inducing_ovulation/ for more information.
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