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Letrozole 2 5 Mg
I m taking 3 tablet letrozole 2.5 mg (called 'zoleta') daily. 1 is morning another 2 is night. from days 3 and i have to take up days 7. is it ok?
No, it's not OK.: I'm not sure why you are taking letrozole. This is a drug that is approved only for the treatment of breast cancer, and the dose is 2.5mg one time daily. Your profile does not show that you have breast cancer, and the dose you are taking is 3x higher than the recommended dose. If you're a guy, I suspect you're taking it for body building, and that's a bad idea. ...Read more
Letrozole is a commonly used medicine for the prevention/treatment of certain types of breast cancer. It is a safe medicine. It prevents the conversion of male to female hormones. It is also commonly used now for fertility treatment. It can help ovulation and can help a woman make an extra egg sometimes. It is often used instead of Clomid (clomiphene) for fertility treatment ...Read more
It can: Hi. Letrozole is an aromatase inhibitor that by inhibiting the production of estrogen causes a spike in the pituitary hormones (LH & FSH) that drive ovulation, and doing so can cause ovulation in women for whom ovulation is not occurring normally. It's not guaranteed to achieve pregnancy with, but the odds go up. Good luck! ...Read more
See answer : Letrozole: fda-approved drug for the treatment of breast cancer. Blocks the conversion of androgens (testosterone) to estrogen. Commonly used in the body-building world. Regarding male infertility, there are a couple of small studies that suggest it may be helpful in non-obstructive azoospermia patients with normal serum fsh. Much more info needed b4 recommending this drug for male infertility rx. ...Read more
I am 72 have a normal sex life? Will taking letrozole 2.5 mg. effect my sex drive. Just started this week. Lots of hot flashes.
I was on femara (letrozole) from 5 to 9 day and got two positive ovulation test 9 days apart. Am confused?
On average when does ovulation occur after an HCG trigger shot? I took 5mg of letrozole days 3-7, two mature follicles on day 11, had trigger that day
Hi, i stopped taking femara (letrozole) two weeks ago - cold turkey and have been having a lot of headaches, dizziness, nausea, muscle and joint pains, tiredness?
Taking letrozole. Prescription says take 2 tablets daily. Do I need to do this once in am and once in pm or can I take both together at same time? 2.5
What the usual dose of letrozole for ovulation induction? Can more than 2.5mg be used in one day?
See below: 2.5 to 7.5 mg on cycle days 3 to 7. ...Read more
Eliminating estrogen: Letrozole like anastrazole and Exemestane is an aromatase inhibitor. In postmenopausal pts, the ovaries no longer produce estrogen but the body creates low levels of estrogen via the enzyme aromatase. The ais block this enzyme thus eliminating any estrogen. In premenopausal pts, this actually causes a feedback that stimulates the ovaries to make more estrogen thus it can't be used to treat er+. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wouldn't do it: Be careful, this is a prescription drug for a reason. It's used for treatment of some breast cancers, and used 'off-label' for ovulation induction. In both cases it's not wonder drug, it needs to be monitored by a doctor who can insure safety and efficacy. Proceed with caution! ...Read more