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Femara - Is letrozole a chemo pill?

Posted 31 Dec 2017 2 answers

Is letrozole a chemo pill?

How long, after taking a tablet (letrozole) will it take for side effects to occur?

Posted 20 Oct 2014 1 answer

some of the side effects mentioned are inability to focus, blurred vision, brain fog... I work 10 hours a day so I need to know. Also, if it does not happen on day 1 of taking the medication, may it happen on day 2 or 3 or further down the road? The other possible side effects such as bone density... read more

Any relief for inflammation from Letrozole?

Posted 20 Jan 2019 3 answers

My oncologist switched me from tamoxifen to letrozole one month ago and the joint pain and inflammation is much worse than when I was on tamoxifen. The inflammation is the most bothersome right now, I’m miserable. I need to tolerate letrozole for 5 years - tamoxifen would have been 10 years.... read more

I was on tamoxifen for 10 yrs now on letrozole?

Posted 7 days ago 0 answers

I had estrogen positive node negative stage 2 cancer. Had a lumpectomy with extended margins, 4 cycles of chemo and 38 rounds of radiation and 3 lumpy nodes removed but they were okay. Was put on Tamoxifen first for 5 but the it ended up being for 10 years. Now I am on letrozole but having a hard... read more

Letrozole - is there anything I can take to ease the pains in my joints while taking letrazole ?

Posted 11 May 2012 1 answer

... Mainly hands , hips, knees and feet pain ! Side effects of letrazole , is there anything i can do to help myself ?

Femara - Since starting Letrozole 3 years ago my blood sugar levels have been elevated. Are they?

Posted 7 Aug 2014 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!

Can I stop letrozole without withdrawal symptoms?

Posted 2 May 2012 1 answer

I am 64y and have been taking letrozole for 4.5 yrs. Suddenly, we have no insurance and very little income. I need to stop but would like to know what to expect. Anyone had this experience?

Letrozole - anyone had vision side effects due to femara ?

Posted 28 Oct 2012 2 answers

Started taking FEMARA this July after mastectomy Did not had eyes exam previously. Had tests for liver function -kidney - bone density .

Best brand of Letrozole 2.5mg?

Posted 9 days ago 0 answers

Could anyone share their experience on Letrozole 2.5mg brand of med? I personally cannot take TEVA, switched to Breckhenridge, and hip and leg pain is quite intense. Will try Accord brand. I would welcome any input anyone may have.. I had right mastectomy and radiation for breast cancer stage 2 in... read more

Please suggest some medicine to treat cough(side effect of letrozole)?

Posted 18 Sep 2012 2 answers

Mymother takes letrozole for her breast cancer treatment. Side effect due to it is cough which is increasing with every passing day. Can u please suggest some medicine to reduce cough.

Could Letrozole or Femara cause fingernails to lift away from nail bed ?

Posted 26 Oct 2012 1 answer

Since I have started on the letrozole regimen I have had great difficulty with fingernails lifting away from nail bed. Three other women I know that take estrogen blocker meds from post breast cancer have the same problem.

Letrozole - What is the best medicine for constipation ?

Posted 20 Feb 2013 1 answer

I have had difficulties of my bowel movement .

Letrozole - Does letrozole cause hair loss and itchy scalp? Is there any specific products that can?

Posted 30 Dec 2018 0 answers

I have bumps behind both ears and my hair is thinning. It also feels damaged

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