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Vitamins are OK: Femara is an enzyme-inhibitor which eliminates the conversion of testosterone to estrogen. As such, it is a valuable drug, but this elimination potentially increases the risk of bone loss. Thus taking supplemental vitamin d and getting a test to make sure your level is normal is a good idea and will not interfere with the effect of the medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Started femara (letrozole) 2 weeks ago;side effects r minimal. One night every bone in my 2 feet cramped ;dr rec vitamin K n magn will these interact with femar?
No interference: You are probably taking vitamin-d(not vitamin-k).Get a more detailed answer ›
Opinion divided : Conflicting information about this. In my practice I do nutritional lab testing to see if my patients need supplementation. ...Read more
How much is safe of vitamin E oil applied to skin? Have a bottle that says 15, 000 iu. When putting on skin, is it absorbed the same as ingesting v.E?
Vit e skin: Yes , this is safe and is absorbed well by the skin. ...Read more
Femara (letrozole): Is a non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor used to treat hormonally responsive breast cancer after surgery. Aromatase is an enzyme that converts androgens to Estrogens which then cause cells to divide. By inhibiting this enzyme, less estrogen is formed, hence less cell replication. ...Read more
Vitamin : For a young healthy person, simply eating a healthy diet rich in leafy green vegetables, red and orange vegetables, some fish is sufficient. One might consider a multivitamin, but this is probably not necessary if you are eating right. Green veggies are rich in lutein and orange veggies have lots of beta carotene in them. Both compounds are good for eyes. ...Read more
D3 best; AVOID D2!!!: The best form of Vit. D is D3. VIt. D2 is dangerous and should be avoided. There is no Vitamin D1. I advise all adults take 5000-8000 iu of D3/day in fall and winter, year-round if you don't get much sun. See http://tinyurl.com/6qgpd24 http://tinyurl.com/2chkcer and http://tinyurl.com/4rqhnn4 for more on this important topic. Re: GERD see http://tinyurl.com/o6vr5sy and follow the last link... ...Read more