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Famara is a common misspelling of Femara (letrozole).

What is Femara (Famara)?

Femara (Famara) is used to treat certain kinds of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. It is often given to women who have been taking tamoxifen for 5 years.

Femara (Famara) is an aromatase inhibitor. It works by reducing the total amount of estrogen produced in the body. This helps to starve cancer cells by depriving them of estrogen.

Femara (Famara) may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Femara (Famara) side effects include hot flashes, aching/painful joints and muscles, unusual sweating at night, weight gain, nausea, tiredness, dizziness, unusual bleeding from the vagina, and vomiting.

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