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Posted 9 Jan 2010 by • 1 answer
I am now considered cancer free, and my Oncologist took me off of Femara. This was on Tuesday (1/5/10). Today (1/9/10) I am feeling very lightheaded and dizzy. Before contacting my doctor, thought I would ask any other who have stopped taking this medication. I took it for 3 years after Tamoxifen.
Posted 31 Dec 2017 by • 2 answers
Is letrozole a chemo pill?
Posted 29 Sep 2013 by • 3 answers
... anyone else taking Femara like this? I took Tamoxifen for 5 years, then when the cancer came back and metastasized, I was then put on Femara
Posted 17 Feb 2010 by • 1 answer
Since starting femara my hair has become very dry, brittle and thinned. Is there something that I can use to thickened my hair or prevent it from thinning? Also, does hair vitamins help? Please advise. RG2010
Posted 10 May 2014 by • 1 answer
I'm in late 20s. Been on femara for a few years. When I stop I should stop menopause. What will happen with hair? Hair seems to be becoming very fine and thinning
Posted 5 Sep 2009 by • 1 answer
how long after taking femara before the pain stops or you become use to it and will the effects ever go away
Posted 5 Feb 2010 by • 4 answers
I took Taxmoxifen for 2 years, Femara for 1 year... I've had it with the side effects and want to stop taking everything. 3 years cancer free after mastectomy.
Posted 21 Jul 2010 by • 1 answer
Irene wolff, 65y old, began her symptoms (dupuytren) some months ago. It's possibly triggered by "femara". The palm fascia reaches the thickness of 4. 2mm at the left hand. Our son, fernando, and myself, claudio wolff, we both are gastroenterologists. He is doing an observership at ...
Posted 7 Aug 2014 by • 1 answer
... related? I am now consider pre diabetic, could the cancer meds be the cause? I am 5'7", 140 lbs and watch my carbs and sugar intake, lost 15 pounds and nothing really changed. No diabetes history!
Its almost 5 yrs I've been taking Femara...when going off the meds do you have to wean off or do you
Posted 13 Dec 2014 by • 2 answers
... just stop I've felt so many side effects that I'm hoping when I stop using this drug I will feel like my pre-femara self. My hair has thinned quite a bit; I'm a little forgetful, my joints have hurt... I lose my balance more & more... sleep a lot... low energy or zest for ...
Posted 10 Aug 2017 by • 2 answers
Posted 6 Jan 2010 • 1 answer
Started with Arimidex but after 4 weeks of either diarrhea all week or constipation all week combined with fatigue & flatulence put on Femara. Femara fatigue better but upset stomach, flatulence (very stinky) and stomach always upset. Even if I cut back on eating it still there. Tried it at ...
Posted 15 Jun 2010 by • 1 answer
My mother is a breast cancer survivor, took Tamoxifen for 5 years and is now on Femora and experiencing mostly quadriceps pain but joint pain as well, stairs are very painful. I am fearful that the pain can be permanent as muscle pain and weakness can be with statins.
Posted 28 Jun 2010 by • 1 answer
I've been on Tamoxifen for 5 years; had estrogen positive early stage breast cancer. I've been on Femara for 4 months and the most uncomfortable side effect is joint pain in the legs and knees. I'm still having hot flashes.
Posted 14 Aug 2010 by • 1 answer
the dr. has given this pill to my husband, is this pill taken by men an for what reason
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