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Pain Management board

  1. anyone on Remeron for pain
    ... mg and at the same time started another med named Femara which brings on a lot of bone and muscle pains specially ... pain, not sure if it's a coincidence because the med Femara has a reputation tu build up in your system and the...

  2. Question about pain med Neurontin
    ... Warafin 4 mgs each day and 6 on 2 days a week, also Femara , and Norco and Fentanayl patches. SO I get home and...

Share Your Infertility Story board

  1. Our baby girl story
    ... 2nd opinion and he agreed. I did 3 months of femara (similar to clomid) alone...no luck. then I did 3 ... months of femara with IUI...no luck and then I did one month of injections...

  2. Our Successes
    ... OB when our son was 15 months old and she put me on Femara several times and I never got a BFP, although I did...

  3. Our IF Journey
    ... not grow:(. Dec 2007 - BCP Jan 2008 - Gonal-F with femara and timed BDing - Chemical Pg - BFN Feb 2008 - Gonal ... -F with femara and timed BDing....... BFP Thanks for reading...

  4. Our IF roller coaster
    ... Gonal F, Follistim, Menopur, Repronex, Clomid, and Femara . Surgeries: 2 Laparoscopies (3rd one scheduled...

Share Your Pregnancy Story board

  1. Our Infertility Story
    ... not grow. Dec 2007 - BCP Jan 2008 - Gonal-F with femara and timed BDing - Chemical Pg - BFN Feb 2008 - Gonal ... -F with femara and timed BDing....... BFP I am currently 25 weeks...

Osteoporosis board

  1. reclast???
    ... getting a bone density test soon, as I just switched to Femara . I know a little about reclast, just from reading...

  2. Has anyone heard of or taking urticalcin?
    ... determine my starting BMD before eventually going on Femara . When we learned that I have osteo, he was going to...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. Mother has Alzheimer's and cancer
    ... a disagreement. The doctor wanted to start her on Femara pills to keep her cancer from growing. Mom has a ... Well my brother's and sister wanted Mom to take the Femara and prolong her life, they think she has some quality ... year. Well anyway, we ended up putting Mom on Femara about a year ago, because my family wouldn't allow ... tumor marker started going up again, which means the Femara quit working and her cancer is growing again. I have...
    ... give in to my family a year ago to keep her on the Femara to keep the peace. I think and hope that they will...

Neuropathy board

  1. Neuroapthy from Taxol??
    ... aromastose inhibitor)..such as arimidex,aromasin or femara .. i am having the same problems..just got diagnosed...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) board

  1. 1st ganglion block finished
    ... go on a newer drug without 5 years of trials called femara , but she had been refusing to give it to me all along ... she wanted me to say? Well I did and suddenly the Femara became available--- :bouncing Why do we have to...
    ... go on a newer drug without 5 years of trials called femara , but she had been refusing to give it to me all along ... she wanted me to say? Well I did and suddenly the Femara became available--- :bouncing Why do we have to...

Cancer board

  1. Bad Time With Xeloda
    ... may have used in place of Xeloda? She is also on Femara , no problems with that one. Even with Zofran it did...

  2. Letrozole/Femara
    ... anyone has started taking Letrozole (also know as Femara ) and what your opinion of the drug is, i.e. side effects...

Cancer: Breast board

  1. Don't know what to do
    ... a lumpectomy and 5 years of Tamoxifen. I'm now on Femara . Had a lumpectomy on opposite breast a couple of...

  2. 6 months wait
    ... radiation or chemo, just Tamoxifen for 5 yr and now on Femara . If the calcifications were only detected through...

  3. Can anyone relate?
    ... been on estrogen inhibitors for almost three years ( femara then aromasin). I developed terrible joint pain along...

  4. Her 2 Positive Breast Cancer ... Help !!
    ... luck. I have only 3 more yrs of my anti-hormone med, Femara , thank God.:) Leea -...
    ... that is ? Also - I noticed that you said you take Femara - can I ask how old you are ? Because I was told because...
    ... many, many discussion boards. As far as tamox vs Femara , it is true if you are premenopausal, they only offer ... supposed to take any of the arromatase inhibitors like femara , if you are premenopausal. - Anyway, I was premenopausal...

  5. End of side joint pain from aromasin
    ... I had been on Femara for almost two years with horrible joint pain until...

  6. 5 year pill therapy
    ... Laura- I am hormone receptor positive and am taking Femara (similar to Armidex). From what I know the docs gear ... thereapy, as either tamox (premenopausal) or armidex, femara or aromasin ( aromatase inhibitors for post menopausal ... cannot take tamox). I have 3 more yrs to go on Femara and then am finished. Leea...

  7. Tacycardia
    ... have surgery. I am a br. ca survivor also. I take Femara , which is similar to Armidex and have tolerated it...

  8. what can make sciatia pain go away without meds
    ... mets to my lungs and bones. I am doing really well on Femara and Zometa, but I have this sciatic like pain in my...

  9. periods while on arimidex
    ... starting an AI. I am a 1.5yr survivor and just started Femara about 2 mths ago. Leea...

  10. Lumpectomy/sentinel node yesterday
    ... was nothing. The killer is the side effects of the femara which has to be taken for five years after. Good...

  11. IBS Like Effects from Arimidex??
    ... arimidex(aromatose inhibitors) they are aromasin and femara ..I have already taken the aromasin, and chose to try...
    ... Arimidex I had chills and leg pains. I switched to Femara the chills are gone and the leg pains are less. Still ... medecines could help her, but Nexium, Elavil, Remeron and Femara are prescription drugs so she has to see her doctor...

  12. Ductile Carcinoma
    ... will get tired.I did teach during that time. I am on Femara and it does make me tired and achy, but I feel blessed...
    ... tamoxifen or one of the ai's, aromasin, arimidex or femara , all depending on whether you are pre or post menopausal ... doesnt seem as bad. My sister in law, who takes femara has been on it for 7yrs and is still continuing.....
    ... people at age 16 faced and fought the beast. As for Femara , I don't know the time limit. I have only been on...

  13. Mammogram/ultrasound/ What Next ?
    ... sentinel nodes tested and they were clean. I take Femara since my was hormonal. I am 61 and have no children...

  14. Femara and dizziness
    ... Good morning! I take Femara ...no dizziness...thank heavens. It makes me so sleepy...
    ... About your sleepeness Jiezz did you try taking Femara at night. For me it's the opposite it has given me ... have them anymore. But at the same time I started Femara my neck pains started along with dizziness. Just a...
    ... They woke me up and I couldn't go back to sleep. Femara seems to do the same thing but not as strongly, very...
    ... Can I ask you why you stopped Aromasin? With Femara , now on my 7th week, leg pains are tolerable, just ... hope that does not change. Maybe you could switch to Femara and see if like me they go away. Have a nice day,...
    ... Can I ask you, what time of the day you take your femara ? I was taking the aromasin in the evening but then...
    ... hoping maybe if I cannot deal with the dizzyness from Femara (yes it's still there) I would try Aromasin, now I...
    ... realized you where asking at what time I was taking the Femara , I was taking it in the morning but since a few days...
    ... with these side effects. My sister in law has taken femara now for 7yrs and no problems at all!! I cant understand ... couldnt tolerate it. I wont even bother to try the femara ..I think I would probably have the same results..I...
    ... tolerate meds very well, so I'll stick it out with Femara . My experience was worst with Arimidex, the sore legs...

  15. Roll Call
    ... want to change my birthday to April 6. I am taking Femara ...sort makes my bones ache a little and sleepy, but...

  16. femara
    ... Hi, Im on arimidex..but I know of others on femara , the side effects seem to be just about the same with ... If she experiences too many side effects from the femara , she can ask her onc. to try one of the others. I ... for me it doesnt seem as bad..My sister in law takes femara , with very few side effects..Your mom will have to...
    ... I have been taking Femara since Sept. I started on Arimidex and had to stop ... nervous. I thought I was going to jump out of my skin. Femara is tolerated much better. I get tired and when I...

  17. Arimidex
    ... have some success on one of the others..aromasin or femara ....
    ... have some success on one of the others..aromasin or femara ....
    ... Hi, I am taking Arimidex, for two months. I took Femara for two months, and had so much leg pain, I was taken ... off Femara and put on Arimidex. Now, I am having worse pain than ... while on Femara . I can hardly get up and down and my legs get stiff...

  18. Does anyone know about Femara?
    ... Jenny, I have been on Femara for over a month and have no side effects so far. ... there were other medicines if I could not take the Femara . Different medicines have different effects on people...
    ... Her doctor though told her if she didn't take the Femara or couldn't that he would want her to go through chemothera...

  19. Metastatic Breast Cancer -- anyone on Abraxane?
    ... cycolphosphamide (A/C), Navelbine, taxol, taxotere, femara , Aredia, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine...

  20. DCIS questions
    ... you feel tired all the time. Has anyone heard about Femara ? I am told it has little side effects, but it is...
    ... from the breast cell receptors. Unlike tamoxifen, Femara ( the new drug recommended for the next 5 yrs) does...

  21. TAMOXIFEN - FASLODEX
    ... from others with similar reactions! We changed her to Femara two weeks ago because her markers were going up again ... the body with nowhere to go. Aromasin, Arimidex and Femara stop the body from making any estrogen at all. Please...

  22. Just introducing myself..
    ... an AI (aromatose inhibator), as are arimidex and femara . I am considering stopping this medication due to...

Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian board

  1. my mum has ovarian cancer
    ... They are using breast cancer drugs now, Tamoxifen, Femara and now Faslodex. Sometimes I get scared, usually...

Hormone Problems board

  1. Low testosterone and Low LH
    ... breast tissue) and this can be eliminated by taking femara or arimidex which is what the doctor gave me. also...

Infertility board

  1. if you ovulate only once in 11 months what's wrong?
    ... tried any meds to help you ovulate such as clomid or femara ?...

  2. has anybody ever taking FEMARA-advice needed
    ... and insulin resistance issues.. my RE prescibed me Femara . Has anybody taken this before. I have been bleeding ... constantly now for 5 weeks straight.. i heard that femara is used for breast cancer, but i dont have that.. ... I also heard that femara induces eggs and maked you become pregnant.. I heard ... for pcos woman.. Does anybody have any in sight on femara or letrozole?? thanks...
    ... Insulin resistence. I was on Gonal-F injections and femara in Feb and I am currently 33 weeks pregnant. Femara...

  3. Should I be happy or sad?
    ... failed perfect ivf's (3 failed iui's/clomid, 3 failed femara cycles), they should have looked for answers before...

  4. quick IUI question
    ... little confused. Here is my treatment sequence: - Femara days 3-7 - HCG trigger shot 8/28 - 1st iui morning...

  5. New here...first posting
    ... too. So my RE finally decided this month we'd do Femara with IUI. I was worried that I wasn't getting...
    ... My RE just started me on Femara instead of Clomid, he said it has less side effects...
    ... so femara is better then clomid?? IUI adds to your pregnancy ... when i am ready i think i am going to try eaither femara or clomid only.....

  6. Charlene & Others: questions for you..
    ... changed dr's and went on injectables (Gonal-F) with Femara and timed BDing. I was being monitored for follies...
    ... hppy to be experiencing pregnancy. I started the femara on cd 3 as well as the Gonal-F I was on a low dosage...

  7. when to test...pregnyl 5000iu
    ... from being 21 weeks. I was on Gonal-F injections and Femara with timed intercourse after 2 1/2 years of trying...

  8. new here and have some questions
    ... Hope, I too am new to the fourm... I am taking Femara and working hard. We opted to go straight to the ... We are hopeful. I have no side affects from the femara and will take my last set of pills tommrow then the...

  9. success rate for first cycle Iui's?
    ... I am on day 4 of Femara , and waiting to test for surge. THIS is a killer ... IUI. Do you know of anyone else being treated with Femara ... it seems all i read about is clomid?...

  10. I think I need some advice
    ... maybe the doctor will do something different liek Femara or even send me to an RE. Cash- I'm sorry you ... Clomid. Or maybe I woudln't even need a break. I heard Femara is like the same thing as Clomid, but not as harsh...

  11. Clomid metformin and whats HGC?
    ... per day. I then moved on to Gonal-F injections and Femara combination with HCG for trigger and after 3 cycles...

  12. Anyone done FEMARA?
    ... Karianne and welcome to the boards. I did 2 cycles on Femara and Gonal-F injections combined, I had no side effects...

  13. hi all.. i'm baaaaaaack!
    ... start trying again. I am glad that you are starting on femara and follistim, I am sure that this is going to be...

  14. Hello & some IVF-related questions
    ... cysts removed a year ago in Oct. I was also put on femara to suppress the remaining endo for 6 mos. before moving...

  15. letrozole
    ... Hi there, I used letrozole which is also called femara . I did this for 3 or 4 cycles. Although, I didn...

  16. Cycle #3 Has Begun
    ... this morning, as per gyn instructions as well as the femara . I have my next appointment on Monday to check for...
    ... yesterdays burned a bit but this mornings was fine. The femara gives me slight hot flushes (but luckily it is cool...
    ... end. I am also suffering from hot flushes from the femara , but luckily it is still raining here so it is cooler...

  17. AF has arrived
    ... on cd2 and I am only seeing the gyn on cd3. I took femara cd3-7 and injected till cd 10 triggered on cd11 and...

  18. 1st Appointment for 2008 - Off to a good start
    ... which I have to start injecting this evening cd2 and femara 2.5mg which I must take as from tomorrow morning cd3...
    ... fresh. Just a quick question, has anybody been on femara and had side effects my gyn say that there should...
    ... luck with the cycle. Sorry I cannot help with the femara as I have not taken it before but someone here might...
    ... that the babies are nice and healthy. About the Femara question....I have taken it many cycles and had no...
    ... all and it ended with m/c. Thanks for answering my femara question I am glad to hear that there are no side...
    ... weight but it is at least a start. I started the femara this morning and so far so good. I hope everyone...
    ... Tuesday ao tonights was number 3. I also started the femara and lucikly no side effects (I hope it stays that...
    ... this is my last month taking it and I'm glad that the femara doesn't bother you in the same way. I really do...

  19. Good news bad news
    ... firm plan--such as three more rounds of Clomid or Femara and what will happen (if somehting needs to happen...

  20. Beta Results
    ... will start with another Gonal-F injectable cycle with Femara . Which I think we will have better success with.:D...

  21. Appointment Update
    ... I will start with the a higher dose of Gonal-F and Femara . I am so glad I have found an OB/GYN that knows what...

  22. pcos, abnormal morphology, and clomid
    ... good mix for you to get you Oing. Maybe ask about Femara , its had a little better results with pcosers than...

  23. 3rd Appointment-Mixed Feelings
    ... and we start again I will be on the injectables and Femara (not sure about the spelling). I just hope that the...

  24. i was diagnosed with Anovulation!
    ... have taken Clomid, which didn't work, and I tried Femara and that made me ovulate a few times, but I didn't...

  25. My cycle has begun
    ... don't O on my own, and Clomid never worked for me. Femara did work sometimes, but not every time. The one time...

  26. why is weight loss a big deal?
    ... also not ovulating on my own. Maybe you should try Femara . Clomid never worked for me either, but the Femara...

  27. What to expect???
    ... removed as much as they could, I was put on medication ( femara ) to suppress the endo for 5 monthes and then also...

  28. No O this cycle???
    ... on CD43 and still have not O'ed this cycle on the Femara :( Last month I O'ed on CD40, so I was hopeful that ... to finally get this show on the road - I've been on Femara /Clomid for the last year (obviously with very long...

  29. Looking For Some Hope
    ... to reassure you that you will feel pretty normal on Femara versus the Clomid. I have done many cycles of Clomid ... experienced side effects and then did four cycles of Femara and did not have any. I never got pregnant on the...

  30. IUI and injectables
    ... one with just ovidrel and the second with letrozole ( femara ) and ovidrel. I am wondering how many cycles others...

  31. If I *want* to have twins...
    ... this point (just fertility meds in general: Clomid, Femara , etc) but hubby has a set of twin brothers and I have...

  32. others w/ male factor?
    ... but after 9 cycles (3 iui, 3 iui with clomid, 2 with Femara , and the last one with Femara *and* Follistim injectable...

  33. Any success conceiving on Clomid?
    ... that this past Friday. They will not/do not prescribe Femara . I may end up calling tomorrow to request a different ... Doctor, or to request the Femara as I don't want to waste our last 2 tries with Clomid ... yeah ... Since you've ovulated every month using the Femara , have you conceived at all?...
    ... Kris: Oh sorry about the Femara info again. I forgot that I told you about it awhile ... ago! I have not conceived on the Femara yet. I'm on CD33 right now and still waiting to O ... exactly when to BD. I don't know what it is about the Femara that works for me, but like I said, Clomid has never ... for you or you find someone who can prescribe you Femara ! Good luck! Cristy...

  34. EWCM, Clomid, & Male Factor Infertility -
    ... seriously thinking of seeing a new Doctor. I mentioned the Femara to them instead of the Clomid this time but they do...
    ... yet, but I definitely think you should try to get on femara since the clomid isn't working for you. If your dr...
    ... congratulations!!! Now you don't have to worry about the Femara , or SA, or any of those vitamins or anything! Lucky...
    ... Infertility Dr's would not go above 100mg). I mentioned the Femara to him & his exact words were, "If you want that, ... that, too". Great! He's had a lot of success with the Femara as well. He gave me the option to take Metformin/Fortamet ... hubby's SA so we can get started on either Clomid or Femara , and get us a baby, hahaha! Oh ... I will be getting...

  35. IUI Oct. 2/3...where r my cycle sisters???
    ... I'm on CD22 and still waiting to O after taking Femara , but tend to O later anyway (last cycle it was CD40 ... !!). This is my last cycle with Femara , so if I don't get pg, then we're moving on to injectables...
    ... have cycles. Clomid doesn't make me ovulate, but Femara makes me ovulate anywhere from CD18-40. It's really...
    ... Good luck, Cristy. :) I'm surprised Femara works better than Clomid. I was under the impression...

  36. my first post
    ... more days. You took Clomid on days 5-9? I took Femara (which is similar) from 3-5. I wonder why the discrepancy...

  37. Questions regarding post IUI
    ... ovulate around day 12, although after having taken Femara this month I have no idea how it will affect the cycle...


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